Green Homes Grant

Q&A with Ian Rippin – CEO of MCS

Installer spoke to Ian Rippin – CEO of the MCS – about what’s in store for the heating, plumbing and renewables industries in 2022: Q. What, in your opinion, is the biggest challenge the sector faces in 2022? Ian: There are quite a number of challenges to consider but in the short-term, the supply chain will […]

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CIPHE not surprised after Green Homes Grant Voucher Scheme gets blasted by National Audit Office

A report by the National Audit Office (NAO) on the ill-fated Green Homes Grant Voucher Scheme, has found that a rushed delivery and implementation significantly reduced the benefits that might have been achieved. The report examined the performance, implementation, procurement and management of the scheme, assessing that the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy […]

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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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