Green Homes Grant Scheme

Green Homes Grant Voucher Scheme spent £50.5million in admin costs

A report by the National Audit Office has highlighted the failings of the Green Homes Grant Voucher Scheme, including the lack of interaction with installers. Should all current applications be processed, the scheme will have upgraded an expected 47,500 homes, at a cost to the taxpayer of about £314 million. Of this, £50.5 million is […]

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Why we MUST learn from the failure of the Green Homes Grant

Ian Rippin, chief executive of MCS, discusses the failure of the Green Homes Grant and provides his view on how the government must act to better support installers in the race to net zero by 2050. The government’s decision to axe the Green Homes Grant just six months into its run is a disappointing blow […]

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Government urged to reinstate Green Homes Grant Scheme

Heating industry expert Ian Henderson is calling on the government to reinstate its Green Homes Grant Scheme (GHGS). The founder and managing director of Boiler Plan UK, has already written to Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng urging him to extend GHGS until its entire £2billion budget is claimed. However, last month the government scrapped the scheme […]

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Solar Energy UK demands urgent fix to Green Homes Grants scheme

Solar Energy UK has called on the government to urgently address failings in the Green Homes Grants scheme which have left some association members thousands of pounds out of pocket. Solar Energy UK member Giles Hanford, of the Small Solar Company, told The Guardian that he is owed £20,000 for four completed jobs, and that […]

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There’s never been a better time to become a qualified Green Homes Grant installer – Says training provider.

Samuel Riley, CEO of training provider North West Skills Academy, believes there’s never been a better time to become a qualified Green Homes Grant installer. Samuel’s academy was one of 18 successful bids from 29 applicants to receive a chunk of more than £6m made available through the Green Homes Grant Skills Competition.   The aim of the competition, which was run by the Department […]

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