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Here, we will keep you up to date with all the news relating to the ECO Affordable Warmth Obligation including any proposed changes to the scheme and any alterations to qualifying criteria.

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New Director General Of The DECC’s Consumer And Households Group

The Chief Executive of the Office of Fair Trading, Clive Maxwell, has been appointed as Director General of the Consumers and Households Group at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). The DECC’s Consumers and Households Group is responsible for improving energy efficiency and helping both […]

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Government Review Into Energy Supply Problems After 750,000 Homes Suffer Power Disruption Over Christmas Holiday Period Due To The Most Severe Winter Weather Since 1993

Yesterday the RT Hon ED Davey MP, Energy Secretary for the Department of Energy and Climate Change, met with Ofgem, The Energy Networks Association and energy Distribution Network Operators to discuss how they reacted to household power cuts caused by some of the worst winter weather seen […]

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Government Proposes Action To Help Households With Energy Bills, Whilst Extending The ECO Scheme

The Rt. Hon. Edward Davey MP, Minister for the Department of Energy and Climate Change has published the Government’s proposals to help householders with their rising energy bills.  The result is that British households should have their energy bills reduced by an average of £50, compared with […]

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Ed Davey Considers Moving ECO Green Levy From Energy Bills To General Taxation

Ed Davey, the Liberal Democrat Energy Secretary, is involved in negotiations to move the green levy which pays for ECO (including the Affordable Warmth scheme) from energy bills to general taxation.  This could result in an average £53 annual reduction in energy bills from as early as […]

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David Cameron Plans To Cut Green Taxes On Energy Bills

Following recent above inflation price rises introduced by British Gas, Scottish Power and npower, the Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that he plans to halve the green levies on electricity and gas bills to help consumers.  He is also considering a windfall tax on energy companies […]

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UK Is One Of The Worst In Europe For Fuel Poverty

In a letter to Prime Minister David Cameron from the Energy Bill Revolution, an alliance against fuel poverty which includes Age UK and Barnardo’s, it is claimed that the UK is the second worst in Europe for householders suffering from fuel poverty.  Fuel poverty is defined as […]

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Seven Social And Environment Policies Account For 9% Of Household Energy Bills

There are as many as seven different social and environmental policies which are funded through household energy bills as green levies, rather than through general taxation and together they amount for 9% or around £110 of everyone’s electricity and gas bills.  Whilst less than 25% of the […]

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Energy Secretary Ed Davey Warns That Energy Bills Will Continue To Rise

Within days of SSE, one of the largest utility companies in the UK, raising its energy prices by 8.2%, Ed Davey, the Energy Secretary warned that Government ministers could not prevent gas and electricity prices from rising.  Although Ed Milliband promised that if Labour won the next […]

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Ed Miliband Promises To Freeze Energy Bills

At the Labour Party conference in Brighton today, Ed Miliband announced that a Labour Government would freeze energy bills through to January 2017 if they won the 2015 general election.  Such a move, which would be backed by legislation, could save the average household £120 and businesses […]

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Edward Davey MP Insists That Shale Gas Extraction Is In Line With Climate Change Targets

In a speech to the Royal Society today, the Rt. Hon Edward Davey MP, Secretary of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), suggested that the safe and responsible exploration and extraction of shale gas in the UK was in line with our climate […]

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