A charity is calling for action after many households in Scotland were left with huge debts after signing up to a government-backed energy scheme only to be scammed by a rogue company. Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is today calling for the UK Government to help customers who have been let down by H
Meg Hiller The design and implementation of the Green Deal and the complementary Energy Company Obligation (ECO) put public money at risk and must not be repeated, MPs said today.
The UK government’s flagship energy-saving programme, the Green Deal, has not achieved value for money because it failed to persuade householders that energy efficiency measures are worth paying for, the National Audit Office has found. A report by the watchdog published yesterday revealed that th
A Scottish firm approved by the UK government as green energy advisers has been handed a record fine from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for making millions of nuisance telephone calls. Cambuslang-based Home Energy & Lifestyle Management Ltd (HELM) received the penalty after makin
Amber Rudd The UK government's flagship ‘Green Deal’ home energy efficiency programme is to fold as ministers announced they were pulling its funding.
Tim Yeo The Green Deal pay-as-you-save scheme has failed to drive the scale of energy saving home improvements needed to cut carbon emissions and insulate consumers from high energy bills, an MPs committee has concluded.