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Energy price cap set to fall in April 2024 but standing charges will increase

Energy regulator Ofgem has announced a reduction of the energy price cap for the second quarter of 2024, but standing charges are going up. Ofgem says the price cap, which sets a maximum rate per unit that can be charged to customers for their energy use, will fall by 12.3% on the previous quarter from […]

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Energy price cap lowered for last quarter of 2023

Energy regulator Ofgem has announced a reduction in the energy price cap for the last quarter of 2023 (Oct to Dec).      The change will bring the average dual-fuel energy bill below £2,000 a year for the first time since April 2022, saving households an average of £151 on the previous quarter. From 1 October – […]

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New online installer portal for Boiler Upgrade Scheme launched

The government has launched a new online installer portal to help make it easier and quicker for MCS-certified heat pump installers to apply for the Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS). From Monday 28 November, installers will be able to apply for the scheme on behalf of customers via an easy-to-use portal, where they can check the […]

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Installers are key to deliver £450million Boiler Upgrade Scheme

Installers are being asked to help deliver a £450million government scheme to heat the nation’s homes and small businesses with low-carbon technology. Installers can sign up to deliver the new Boiler Upgrade Scheme from midday 11 April. Then from 23 May householders and small businesses in England and Wales will get access to grants of […]

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Ofgem’s administration of the Boiler Upgrade Scheme – What installers need to know

Ofgem has been identified by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) as the intended administrator of the Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS). John Thompson – CEO of the APHC – Looks at what we know so far: The BUS is expected to launch in Spring 2022 in an effort to aid the decarbonisation […]

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