Over £1,000 per Green Homes Grant upgrade is to be spent on administration costs, the National Audit Office (NAO) has revealed in a new report.
Without additional investment and policy support, the UK will fall short of its net zero ambition according to a new report from the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA).
The latest Green Homes Grant statistics to come from the government show that less than a sixth of the initial projected 600,000 homes will receive vouchers.
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has warned that "actions speak louder than words" following the early closure of the Green Homes Grant.
There have been 5,804 installations of green technology to date under the Green Homes Grant, with 906 of these being low carbon heating.
The Green Homes Grant is to reportedly be scrapped next month following less than a year of operation.
A renewables ‘revolution’ has continued to build pace in Scotland according to WWF Scotland after data covering May showed that generation from solar and wind assets provided a significant proportion of energy.
The government has announced £20 million of funding for companies developing low and zero-emission transport technologies.
A letter signed by over 20 organisations has put pressure on energy and intellectual property minister Baroness Neville-Rolfe to retain solar thermal within the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), as the industry continues to wait for the government’s decision.