UK unlocks £562m Green Homes package for 50k households

The funding will support the installation of green measures, including heat pumps, insulation and solar panels

Glasgow’s energy efficiency scheme ‘slashes more than half a million tonnes of CO2’

The initiative delivered insulation measures to bring energy bills and carbon emissions down

Leeds to inject £100m into energy efficient council houses

Measures include ground and air source heat pumps, district heating networks and solar panels

Insulation the big winner of Green Homes Grant

The most common measure installed was loft Insulation, followed by cavity wall according to BEIS

National Insulation Association calls on government to extend £2bn Green Homes Grant

The body’s concerns stem from the lifespan of the initiative which is considered to be too short to deliver the ambitious government’s target of 600,000 homes

Scientists develop transparent wood ‘five times more thermally efficient than glass’

The new material, which uses wood from the fast-growing, low-density balsa tree, proves to be more durable and lighter than glass, according to research

Government unveils £200m boost to make 5,000 homes of UK Armed Forces greener

Part of the funds will be spent on insulation upgrades, solar panels, energy-efficient street lighting and EV charging points

Council spends £100k to retrofit 1950’s homes and slash energy bills

Derbyshire Dales District Council has transformed 11 ‘non-traditional’ homes in a retrofit programme, which is expected to reduce energy costs by up to 50%

Chancellor set to announce £5,000 ‘Green Homes’ vouchers for households

As part of the rumoured scheme, households will be given vouchers to pay for energy efficiency upgrades, which could save an estimated £600 every year on energy bills

Government announces £80m fund to cut emissions and save on bills

The funding aims to help heavy industry go green and retrofit homes with latest green tech, helping people save money on their energy bills