About: green deal

European Central Bank should ‘gradually eliminate’ carbon assets, Lagarde says

The European Central Bank should phase out climate-warming investments by preferring green bonds, Christine Lagarde said as she pitched to become the bank’s first female president. EURACTIV's media partner Climate Home News reports.
Brexit 26-07-2013

Energy efficiency squads will visit UK households

Squads of insulators and energy efficiency experts are to be sent house to house around the UK, in the latest stage of the government's bid to plug the gaps in Britain's leaky homes and curb rising bills.
Brexit 02-05-2013

Older and disabled people ‘put off’ by UK energy saving scheme

Older and disabled people are put off by the UK government's flagship energy efficiency programmes because of their complexity and fear of taking on debt, unpublished government research shows.
Energy 21-02-2013

UK to face European Court of Justice over Green VAT

The European Commission announced yesterday (21 February) that it would refer the UK to the European Court of Justice over a VAT provision in its €700 million ‘Green Deal’ programme.
Brexit 07-02-2013

UK’s ‘Green Deal’ clears first EU hurdle but VAT trap lurks

EU regulators have rubber-stamped €700 million of public support the UK is offering under a ‘Green Deal’ energy-efficiency scheme, but the project’s VAT component is still firmly under the Brussels microscope.
Brexit 22-10-2012

UK green deal: Households to get up to £1,000 for insulation

Householders insulating their homes from January will be able to claim hundreds – and potentially thousands – of pounds back in cash from the government, the energy secretary, Ed Davey, said on Friday (19 October).

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