Tag: Jeremy Hunt

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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Spring budget had “general theme of supporting net zero”

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s budget yesterday included the confirmation that the Energy Price Guarantee (EPG) would be extended, and investment in carbon capture and storage, plus support for swimming pools struggling to pay energy bills. Chris Stark, Chief Executive of the Climate Change Committee, said on Twitter: “Not too many climate surprises in the Budget speech. […]

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