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How to get a Green Deal Assessment

The Green Deal is a government scheme that helps households to afford low carbon home improvements by providing secure loans, attached to your property rather than being in your name. You pay back the loan through the energy bill savings … Continue reading

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Compare Green Deal Providers

With the Green Deal launching today to fanfare and not a small amount of classic British cynicism, we thought we’d take a look at what Green Deal Providers are charging for a Green Deal assessment, and whether they’re ready to … Continue reading

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Is the Green Deal a good deal for me?

The Green Deal is a government scheme due to launch at the end of January, aimed at making energy efficient home improvements affordable for everyone. The basic premise is simple – the scheme provides loans for a wide range of … Continue reading

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3 Reasons you shouldn’t wait for the Green Deal

The Green Deal is a government scheme that effectively gives you a loan to fund a broad range of energy saving improvements for your home. It uses a clever mechanism where customers pay back the loan through the savings on … Continue reading

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Customers will be able to pay back their Green Deal loans early

The Green Deal is a government loan scheme for energy saving home improvements which will be open for applications from the 28th January next year. For more information on the Green Deal, click here. Recently the Consumer Credit Act (Green … Continue reading

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Updates to the Green Deal framework: MCS installers qualify as Green Deal installers

As part of the Green Deal’s soft launch in October the framework for the scheme was announced. Now updates to the framework have been released which will come into effect before the launch on the 28th January next year. MCS … Continue reading

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Solar PV Feed-In Tariff will remain the same until May 2013

Ofgem have recently announced that all Solar PV FIT tariff rates will remain the same until the 1st May 2013 – the updated rate table can be found below. Solar PV can make the right home up to £600 a … Continue reading

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Energy saving funding – what’s available now: December

December welcomes the onset of the first frosts, and with it some changes to the funding available for energy saving home improvements like insulation and solar PV. So what should you be applying for and when? Read on…   What … Continue reading

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How will the Energy Bill affect consumers?

On the 29th November Energy Secretary Ed Davey delivered a statement to the House of Commons announcing the publication of the much-anticipated Energy Bill. The bill includes a lot of legislation reducing carbon emissions across the UK economy, but what … Continue reading

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A simple guide to energy saving funding

The government is planning to phase out and in several different schemes to help householders pay for energy saving home improvements. This is great, but can be confusing, which is why we’ve put them all together in this handy overview … Continue reading

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