Green Homes Grant Scheme

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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Panasonic welcomes the extension to the Green Homes Grant to 2022

In a surprise announcement this week, the UK government has announced an extension to the Green Homes Grant. The grant will now run until March 2022, this bridges the gap to the Clean Heat Grant and aligns with the end of the RHI timeframes. The move was welcomed by Panasonic as Tony Lathey, UK Pre […]

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