Tag: Amber Rudd

New Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change unveiled

As part of the Conservative cabinet reshuffle, Amber Rudd has been appointed Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, replacing Ed Davey. The position is a promotion for Rudd, the former climate change minister and the Conservative MP for

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Green Deal Home Improvement Fund set for third release

More people will enjoy a warmer home for less thanks to the third release from the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) worth up to £70 million. From midday, March 16, the popular scheme will open to new applications for

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DECC extends Green Deal vouchers scheme

The Department of Energy and Climate Control (DECC) is extending vouchers from the first release of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) until March 31, 2015, allowing more time for millions of pounds worth of installations to be carried

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World can cut carbon emissions without cutting any luxuries

Cutting carbon emissions to limit global temperatures to a 2°C rise can be achieved while improving living standards, a new online tool shows. The world can eat well, travel more, live in more comfortable homes, and meet international carbon reduction

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Government schemes make winter warmer for one million homes

Energy efficiency measures have reached the one million homes milestone, figures released today by the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) have revealed. By the end of November, the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and Green Deal schemes had delivered

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