Tag: autumn statement

Growth relies on more than tax-relief and red tape removal

Griff Thomas, from GTEC and heatly, responds to the 2023 Autumn Statement. Despite not getting much mention during his address to parliament, Jeremy Hunt did offer a few positives in the full autumn statement when it comes to encouraging the take-up of renewables and removing some of the barriers. VAT relief available of energy saving […]

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What the Autumn Statement means for heat pumps

The Autumn Statement included some news around the electrification of heat, including zero-rate VAT being extended to cover technologies such as water-source heat pumps.

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Autumn Statement – a detour on the road to net zero?

The road to net-zero was never going to be straight, but the Chancellor’s Autumn statement yesterday may well have imposed a speed restriction or at worse a detour. Environmental campaigners accused him of failing to upgrade Britain’s housing stock fast enough and deterring investment in green energy. £6 billion has been allocated to making British […]

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The ADE welcomes energy efficiency funding

The £6 billion of energy efficiency funding from 2025 unveiled in the Autumn Statement marks a vital step forward in reducing energy demand in the long-term and working towards delivering net zero by 2050, according to the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE). The trade association, representing more than 150 organisations, has consistently urged the government […]

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UK100 responds to Autumn Statement

Responding to the Autumn Statement, Polly Billington, Chief Executive of UK100, a network of local authorities committed to Net Zero and Clean Air, says: Confirmation today that Britain is returning to austerity will alarm local leaders up and down the country. Local authorities are still grappling with the effects of the first round of spending […]

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