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An installer’s guide to the Clean Heat Grant

On April 28 the Government unveiled a package of proposals aimed at decarbonising the UK’s heating systems. Here REI takes you through those proposals step by step. What is being proposed? The Government is proposing a Clean Heat Grant Scheme (CHGS) that would commence from 2022, offering upfront funding of up to £4000 for each […]

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Budget 2020: What does it mean for clean energy? 

The Solar Trade Association has criticised the 2020 Budget Announcement for not going far enough to support “the transition to a low-carbon economy”.  Having called on government to deliver a Budget that unlocked the potential of solar energy in the UK, the STA described Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcement on March 11 as “thin on measures […]

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The government abandons opposition to subsidising new onshore windfarms

Four years after ministers abolished support for new onshore wind projects, the Government has dropped its opposition to new onshore wind ‘competing for contracts to generate clean power’. The change follows the government’s pledge to reach its net zero target by 2050, a goal that the Committee on Climate Change has said could be reached […]

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More award-winning ultra-low energy homes for Nottingham 

The next phase of a pioneering scheme to turn hard-to-heat council houses in Nottingham into ultra-low energy homes got underway today.   Nottingham is the first place in the UK to pilot the ground-breaking whole-house renovation approach known as Energiesprong, with ten homes successfully completed and a further 17 now underway.  As part of the Nottingham City […]

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