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Changes to the Green Deal will mean 'room in roof' insulation pay-back, will increase from £220 to £1000

DECC raises cap on Green Deal pay-back scheme

The Government has announced changes to the Green Deal scheme which will see the amount of money consumers get back increase on some installed efficiency measures.

The Green Deal has the potential to support a quarter of a million jobs through installation measures such as wall insulation

Free Green Deal support for SMEs in London

A support package has been launched by the Energy Saving Trust (EST) to prepare small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) for the upcoming Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation (ECO).

Government forks out £3.5m for green skills training

Energy secretary Ed Davey has unveiled £3.5m of green skills funding in a bid to train hundreds of people ahead of the Government's flagship Green Deal roll out.

Rexel UK business development director Brian Smithers

Life after the 'Green Rush'

Rexel UK business development director, Brian Smithers, looks at the impact of the Government's Green Deal and how businesses can prepare for a sustainable future.

Concern grows over Green Deal

Business broadly welcomes plans for the Green Deal but fears elements of how it could be introduced later this year will doom it to failure.

Autumn Statement 2011 industry reactions

"Clueless", says Green Party; "myopic", says WWF; "polluter's charter", says Greenpeace.

Details released today show Government analysis expects household energy bills to be 7% lower by 2020 thanks to its policies

Huhne outlines details of Green Deal scheme

A consultation on the Green Deal was launched today, outlining plans to stimulate billions of pounds of private investment home energy improvements over the next 10 years. However, Mr Huhne also said energy prices would rise by some 27% by 2020.

£100m announced for Scottish renewables

A deal between the UK and Scottish governments will see renewables energy projects north of the border get £100m in extra funding.

Ecotricity brings back £10m green energy bond drive

One of the UK's largest green energy producers Ecotricity has relaunched its ecobond renewable investment scheme.

Green Deal to protect consumers from 'shoddy' or' dodgy' work

The government has outlined its latest plans for the Green Deal in an attempt to reassure consumers that the Green Deal will be a good deal.

Shadow energy minister Huw Irranca-Davies address Ecobuild

Shadow energy minister backs Save Our Solar at Ecobuild

Shadow energy minister Huw Irranca-Davies joined solar campaigners at Ecobuild yesterday (March 3) to pledge his support.

Government plans for sustainability revealed

The coalition government has published its vision for sustainable development.

Government calls solar farms a 'threat' to green building funding

Energy minister Chris Huhne today (February 7) launched an attack on large-scale solar farms claiming they could soak up funding meant to help communities green their homes.

npower to offer green boiler grants

Energy firm npower has pledged to fill the gap left by the Government's suspended Warm Front scheme by offering green boiler grants to certain homes.

Microgeneration consultation launches formally

The government launched a formal consultation into the Microgeneration Strategy today (December 22).

John Cridland, CBI director-general designate

Low-carbon economy progress too slow

The Confederation of Business Industy (CBI) says the government is falling behind on its progress to a low-carbon economy.

DECC announces protection for Green Deal consumers

More details of the Green Deal legislation were announced today by energy secretary, Chris Huhne.

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Remarkable recycling company a hit in the supermarkets

A UK recycling company has found that its stationery made out of products such as waste tyres and plastic cups from vending machines are becoming quite a hit in supermarkets across the country.

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