Green Deal is damp squib as only 12 homes take up energy-saving offer

Green Deal is damp squib as only 12 homes take up energy-saving offer The government’s much-vaunted energy-saving scheme has been criticised as overly complex and expensive.
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Green Deal debt may have to be repaid before property sold

Homeowners wishing to sell may find buyers are not prepared to take over Green Deal loan attached to the property’s energy billHomeowners taking out a loan under the government’s Green Deal energy efficiency scheme could find themselves having to pay off the debt before they can sell their property, according to consumer body Which?Since January, […]
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Five jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago

The UK jobs market has changed incredibly over the past 100 years; even the past decade has seen a proliferation of new roles. We look at a selection and ask whether your role existed 10 years agoCan you imagine a world without Facebook, iPhone apps, civil partnerships and the reimagined Doctor Who? That was Britain […]
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Will the Green Deal help me save money?

I live in an old house. It’s small, but my energy bills are Downton Abbey-esque. Will the Green Deal help reduce them?Hold on to your hats – the Green Deal has launched! However, there is still some finessing to do, and only two major energy providers have signed up. But I can give you the […]
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Fuel bills: Green Deal insulates your home, you pay through what you save

Government’s green deal scheme offers a range of energy-saving home improvements with deferred payments linked to how much you save on your billsIf you are fed-up with living in a cold house or paying huge heating bills, and can’t afford expensive home improvements, could the government’s long-awaited green deal help? Unveiled in 2010, and promoted […]
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3 million fuel-poor households by 2016, report claims

Government-commissioned report calls for a ‘renewed and ambitious strategy’ for tackling fuel povertyBetween 7.8 and 8.9 million people in England will be living in fuel poverty by 2016, despite the introduction of government measures intended to tackle the problem, according to findings from the Hills Fuel Poverty Review.The report claims a “profoundly disappointing” 3 million […]
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To test, evaluate and fine tune proposals for Green Deal/ECO brokerage models, recommend an approach and help develop a detailed specification for a commercially viable brokerage system

To test, evaluate and fine tune proposals for Green Deal/ECO brokerage models, recommend an approach and help develop a detailed specification for a commercially viable brokerage system [Value: £0.0 – £90000.0 | Location: London | Deadline Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT | Description: Development and specification of a market-based brokerage system between ECO […]
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