Councils across the country are seeing the benefits of savings on their energy bills, generating income from renewable energy, attracting new jobs and investment in ‘green' industries.
We welcome the consultation from Ofgem on the allocation of voluntary redress payments by energy providers and the aim of improving the process for the maximum benefit of energy consumers.
In summary, the consultation paper proposes a transition year in 2017-18 between the old ECO and the new refocused ECO which will run from 2018 until 2022.
Fuel poverty affects the most vulnerable residents in our communities and can have adverse impacts on their health and well-being. Councils have had a key role in seeking to tackle the issue in a variety of ways.
This response welcomes a simple, clear minimum energy efficiency standard for privately rented homes.
This submission responds to the DECC consultation on the future of the Energy Company Obligation.
Climate Local is an LGA initiative, supported by the Environment Agency Climate Ready service, to drive, inspire and support council action on climate change. It succeeds the Nottingham Declaration on Climate Change.
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Climate Local map
View our map of Climate Local councils and details of their local actions to reduce emissions and build resilience.