Greg Barker statement on Green Deal statistics
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Energy and Climate Change Minister welcomes the Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation (ECO) statistics released today.
Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker said:
“It is still early days for the new Green Deal market but encouragingly over 71,000 Green Deal assessments have now been completed. There is clearly growing consumer interest but crucially, assessments are also inspiring action – new research this week shows that 81% of households who had a Green Deal assessment said they have, are getting, or intend to install at least one energy saving measure.
“Over 173,000 homes have now had Green Deal measures installed with the help of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO).
“As more companies join the market ahead of the winter, the Green Deal and ECO are increasingly providing consumers with a new range of choices and opportunities to keep their homes warm, cut energy waste and importantly help hard working families with the cost of living.”