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Chancellor urged not to scrap Green Homes Grant

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has been urged not to derail a green recovery by scrapping the Green Homes Grant. 19 organisations representing or working within the energy efficiency and low carbon heating sector have written to Government Ministers, highlighting the importance of the continued and successful delivery of the Green Homes Grant Voucher […]

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The Climate Change Committee (CCC) announces Sixth Carbon Budget

The Climate Change Committee (CCC) has annouced the Sixth Carbon Budget (2033-2037), charting the move to zero carbon for the UK. The budget recommends a central phase out date of 2028 for high-carbon fossil fuel boilers not connected to the gas grid, and a phase out date of 2033for gas boilers in homes. Last year, […]

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Industry reacts to Caroline Flint’s speech

Caroline Flint – the Shadow Environment Minister – delivered a speech at the Labour Party Conference in Manchester, outlining her plans to “declare war on cold homes”. For more information about Labour’s energy policies if they win the next general election, click here. Following the speech,  Neil Marshall, Chief Executive of the NIA commented: “We […]

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NIA to host workshop on tackling fuel poverty in solid wall properties

The National Insulation Association (NIA) is hosting a special workshop on 23rd July aimed at helping to solve issues with fuel poverty in solid wall properties in private housing. Recent analysis undertaken by the NIA and Centre for Sustainable Energy has identified that there are around 1.5m households living in fuel poverty in solid wall […]

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NIA calls on DECC to work with industry to scale back ECO

With further reports today that analysis undertaken by energy consultant AgilityEco indicate the proposed Energy Company Obligation (ECO) cuts could be between £1bn – £2bn more than is needed, the National Insulation Association (NIA) is reaffirming its call to Government to work with the industry and energy companies in scaling back the cuts and help […]

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