The Mayor of London is committing £51 million through the Warmer Homes scheme for the rollout of energy efficiency technologies including insulation, ventilation and heat pumps across the capital.
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The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has slammed the Green Homes Grant (GHG) Scheme, as it “underperformed badly”.
Heat pumps and EV chargers pinpointed by National Infrastructure Commission as core issues for climate targets
The rollout of heat pumps, the number of electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints and renewable generation have all been identified as key issues for meeting the challenges posed by climate change.
The Climate Change Committee (CCC) has welcomed the ambition of the government’s Net Zero Strategy, but called for further steps to implement policy quickly.
The government is to offer grants of £5,000 for the installation of heat pumps from April 2022 as part of a new £450 million scheme to upgrade domestic heating infrastructure.
New processes mean Western Power Distribution (WPD) can now approve most new connections for domestic electric vehicle (EV) chargers and heat pumps on the same day or the next day.
Ministers are set to propose switching green levies from electricity to gas, in an effort to encourage the uptake of heat pumps.
The UK is still off track in meeting its 2050 net zero goal, although policies in the pipeline could help this, Green Alliance has found.