Green Deal Pioneers step forward

Published on Wednesday, 04 April 2012 15:02
Posted by Scott Buckler

22 organisations have met with Climate Change Minister Greg Barker to sign an agreement with government to work to become the first Green Deal providers

The Green Deal is the government’s plan to improve the nation’s draughty homes at no upfront cost to the consumer.

The organisations who have signed today’s agreement at DECC include big business, SMEs and a community group. Green Deal providers will be offering energy efficiency packages to consumers when the scheme launches later this year.

The Government will be working with the pioneers to ensure the move from testing into a managed launch in October works seamlessly and provides a good customer experience from day one.

Greg Barker said:

“The signing of this agreement between government and business pioneers represents a watershed moment in the development of the Green Deal.The commitment shown today highlights the opportunity organisations see in the Green Deal from community groups, SMEs to big business which only bodes well for the scheme’s future success.

“We will be working with these organisations to ensure they can fulfil the potential they have demonstrated today and become the first to offer Green Deals.”

The list of organisations, in alphabetical order, who have signed the agreement are:

Ampere GDP
Anglian Home Improvements
British Gas
CarbonLow Group
Empower Community
Enact Energy
Gentoo Group
Grafton Group
Insta Group
Mark Group
ReEnergise Finance
SIG plc
Toriga Energy
Willmott Dixon Energy Services
Yorkshire Energy Services

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