Tag : Energy Company Obligation (ECO)
OFTEC has said that the heating industry has lost confidence in government sustainable building programmes such as proposals for the third Energy Company Obligation (ECO3) scheme.
The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) has warned that government proposals to overhaul the third Energy Company Obligation (ECO3) scheme will serve only to undermine industry.
Some manufacturers and fuel poverty charities have warned that the 2018 Budget is a missed opportunity to push industry to adopt low carbon approaches to heating amidst the announcement of cuts to a long-standing incentive programme.
A third iteration of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO 3) will focus entirely on tackling fuel poverty in low income and vulnerable homes, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has said in response to a recent consultation.
Government proposals to reform the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme have received mixed responses from several industry bodies during a recent consultation on the programme.
The National Energy Action (NEA) charity has broadly welcomed a government consultation on amending the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme with an extended focus towards ensuring warmth for fuel poor homes.
Trade body OFTEC has called on the government for an urgent intervention to introduce measures that will improve the energy efficiency of heating in some rural households to prevent an “unacceptable number” of additional winter deaths.