Revolutionise UK home heating with heat pumps and high energy efficiency standards

The scale of investment could create around 275,000 jobs in England alone and potentially lower energy bills for households, the IPPR reports

Vestas secures second EPC contract in Vietnam

The turbine manufacturer will supply and install 12 wind turbines of 4.2MW capacity each for a new 48MW wind project

Veolia signs deal to heal Rotherham Hospital’s energy spend

A new Energy Performance Contract and combined heat and power plant is expected to save more than £1 million per year and cut 49,620 tonnes of carbon dioxide

EDF’s Imtech buys energy performance contracts provider

Breathe delivers engineering solutions to help organisations reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions and improve built environments

Scotland invests £3m to boost energy efficiency of social homes

It follows the announcement of a new standard to further improve the energy efficiency of homes in the social housing sector

Cheaper mortgage rates for energy efficient householders

The government has launched a £5m fund for the financial sector to develop green mortgages and a £10m innovation fund to cut the costs of retrofitting the UK’s housing stock

UK seeks evidence on performance of EPCs

BEIS is also inviting suggestions to improve the reliability and accuracy of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

UK Government ‘to miss fuel poverty target by at least 60 years’

Think tank IPPR is calling for a ‘fundamental reform’ of the Energy Company Obligation scheme

Balancing conservation with energy efficiency ‘vital in historic buildings’

The Better Buildings Partnership says their design, materials and construction means they often have poorer EPC ratings

Scottish Government pledges £54.5m for energy efficiency

Landlords of privately rented properties must achieve higher energy efficiency ratings by 2025