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The Green Deal: Is it Working?

The Green Deal: A, Is it working? The Green Deal is a type of loan that can be used to pay for home energy saving measures, and is paid back using the money saved in utility bills. This month the Department of Energy & Climate Change released the first set of statistics for the Green Deal, which launched in January 2013. Has it caught-on as well as the government had hoped? In the 1st quarter of 2013 there had been 9,294 Green Deal Assessments completed in Great Britain The region that had the most Green Deal Assessments was the North West of England, closely followed by the South West, the South East and Yorkshire. Wales and Scotland had 1% the least. (70) The North VWest also has the most assessor Scotland organisations and the most installers. 4% (327) North East 16% 14% (1,281) (1,453) Yorkshire & The Humber North West 8% (705) 7% 10% (611) East Midlands (956) 4% (376) East West Midlands 10% Wales (890) 14% 14% London (1,325) (1,300) South East South West A total of 30,506 The most recommendations common were made Around suggestions were: per property Boiler Replacement 19% of all measures Recommended 5,752 times Micro-generation 16% of all measures Recommended 4,835 times Solid Wall Insulation 11% of all measures Recommended 3,489 times Loft Insulation 8% of all measures Recommended 2,590 times Window Glazing 5% of all measures Recommended 1,668 times Cavity Wall Insulation 4% of all measures Recommended 1,346 times Other Insulation 23% of all measures Recommended 7,016 times Other Heating 12% of all measures Recommended 3,810 times What type of person goes for the Green Deal? 4% Social Housing 4% Privately rented OWNERS OR RENTERS? 84% Owner-occupied 7% Flat 2% Maisonette 10% Bungalow TYPE OF PROPERTY 82% House 12% End terrace 37% Semi-detached ATTACHED property 23% OR Mid-terrace DETACHED? 28% Detached The figures above are based on data for England and Wales only But how many of these plans have actually gone ahead? As of 16th June 2013 38,259 Green Deal Assessments had been lodged of these, 245 had received a quote and wanted to proceed, 4 plans had been signed and are waiting to be installed, and so far there are O live Green Deal plans. "Some 78 per cent of people who have received a Green Deal Advice Report, following a Green Deal assessment, said they had, were getting or would get energy saving measures installed. This is a great sign - many people are increasingly looking to make their homes more energy efficient and keep bills down." Greg Barker, Minister for Energy and Climate Change As of 30th April 2013 81,798 energy saving measures have been installed using ECO funding. gongreena @GoGreena for more betta bills O 2013 Go Greena Lid Source: Department of Energy & Climate Change

The Green Deal: Is it Working?

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In July 2013, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) released stats relating to the Green Deal scheme. We’ve picked out the important bits and put together this easy-to-follow infographic.


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