Green Deal Interest Growing

New figures released this month from DECC have shown and increased interest in the Green Deal Scheme

Since the scheme was launched in January there have been over 9,200 assessments lodged.

The latest figures show that the number of assessments has dramatically picked up over the last month, with 7,465 assessments lodged in March – a 331% increase from February’s figures.

In addition to the growing figures, the Green Deal Finance Company has confirmed a £244 million funding package with DECC, the UK Green Investment Bank and other stakeholders. Read the rest of this entry »

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DECC “Legally Flawed” FiT cuts

More companies have joined the legal battle seeking damages from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) following its “legally flawed” cuts to the feed-in tariff scheme last year.

The companies claim that the “unlawful and unfair” cuts to the feed-in tariff caused substantial damages to the Solar companies’ respective businesses.

The group is claiming that the cuts made to the feed-in tariff led to a dramatic slump in orders and forced thousands of redundancies across many businesses.  As a result, the companies are seeking around £140 million in damages from the department to cover their loses. Read the rest of this entry »

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