£12m Green Deal boost for seven English cities

Seven cities across England are to share £12m to help them kick-start the Green Deal in their regions. The cities – Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Sheffield – have put forward ambitious proposals to lower their carbon emissions and...

DECC publishes Hill report on fuel poverty

An independent report has been published today advising the government how it could best tackle the problem of fuel poverty. The latest official fuel poverty figures show 4m households in England in fuel poverty, compared to 1.2m in 2004 according to a report from the...