We’re seeking views on the future design of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme. This includes: continuing to target low income and vulnerable, and fuel poor households; greater support and deeper retrofit for the least energy efficient homes, requiring homes to meet new minimum energy efficiency requirements; the proportion of the scheme that can be delivered through local authority referrals, and by suppliers, under a reformed local authority and Supplier Flexible Eligibility route; supporting innovation under ECO; how ECO interacts with other grant funding; views on a future supplier buy-out mechanism to enable small suppliers to participate in ECO, subject to primary legislation.
BEIS 11th Aug 2021 read more »
A FACTORY producing “carbon-negative” insulation for homes and commercial properties is being set up in the Scottish Borders following a £3 million investment. Sustainable construction materials business IndiNature plans to open its new Jedburgh manufacturing hub in summer next year and increase its workforce to 30, in the wake of the investment from the taxpayer-backed Scottish National Investment Bank. The investment follows backing for the business from 33 seed investors.
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