Housing firm bags EU cash for energy efficiency

A housing association has been granted funding to retrofit homes in the UK. Sovereign has signed a £150 million deal with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support its plans to build 4,500 new homes in the next three years. Part of the funding will be used to improve the energy efficiency of its existing […]

London scheme plans solar and efficiency measures for 55,000 homes

A scheme backed by London Mayor Boris Johnson plans to put solar panels and other efficiency measures in 50,000 homes by March 2012. The RE:NEW scheme has so far installed solar panels in 1,500 housing association homes. Over 1700 houses in Lewisham, Waltham Forest, Newham and Barking and Dagenham have been treated with energy and […]