Social landlords share £5m for renewable heat

The Government has awarded a share of £5 million to get more renewable heating in the homes of tenants. A total of 57 landlords have won the cash, which will be used to install a range of renewable heating kit such as air and ground source heat pumps, solar thermal and biomass boilers in social […]

Interest free energy efficiency loans for Scottish homes

Householders in Scotland will soon be able to apply for interest free loans for installing energy efficiency measures under a new £3 million scheme unveiled by the Government. Loans worth up to £10,000 can be borrowed depending on the technology and cost of the renewable systems which include solar panels, micro wind turbines, biomass boilers […]

400 Stroud homes to be fitted with renewable heating

Hundreds of tenants in Gloucestershire will soon benefit from renewable heating systems after Stroud District Council was awarded the largest amount of funding under the Government’s energy initiative. The Council won nearly £900,000 under the latest round of DECC’s Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) competition. Stroud District Council will replace heating oil with air source […]

Social landlords win share of £7m for renewable heating

The Government has awarded a share of £7 million to 46 social landlords to get renewable heating into the homes of their tenants. The winners are the first wave of successful bidders to be announced under the latest round of the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) competition launched earlier this year. The figure is £4 […]

Government doubles cash for renewable heat projects

Householders across Britain will be able to get more cash for renewable heating projects, the Government announced yesterday. DECC has increased money off vouchers available for people switching to renewable heat from traditional systems: £2,300 for ground source heat pumps (up from £1,250), £2,000 for biomass boilers (up from £950), £1,300 for air source heat […]

£6m renewable heat fund for social landlords

Social landlords can now put in their bids for a share of funding worth £6 million for renewable heating in tenants’ homes across Britain. Part of the extended Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme, the project will help registered providers of social housing install heat pumps, solar thermal panels and biomass boilers. It will be […]

DECC reveals 38 community heating scheme winners

Households in 38 communities across the UK have been awarded a share of £3 million to get renewable heating installed in their homes. DECC revealed the winners of the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) communities scheme, which was launched earlier this year. The initiative aims to help kick-start new projects and build renewable schemes already […]

DECC reopens social housing low carbon heating fund

DECC has reopened its social housing funding for low carbon forms of heating installations in households across the nation. The announcement was made today as millions of pounds are still available for local authorities and housing associations to install biomass boilers, solar hot water panels and heat pumps in UK homes. The news follows the […]

£8m low carbon heating fund for communities

DECC has today announced an £8million funding for a low carbon heating scheme for community groups in the UK. It is part of the Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme (RHPP) and will assist communities to support domestic renewable heat installations in privately owned homes. Community-based organisations such as voluntary groups, social enterprises and development trusts […]

DECC announces £10m low carbon heating fund

The Government has announced a £10 million scheme for social housing companies to install low carbon forms of heating in households across the country. The Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) competition, which opened today, follows the success and high demand of the £3 million scheme last year. It aims to get homes of social housing […]