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'Extra help where it is needed': a new energy company obligation

The Golden Rule, whereby expected savings from measures repay the costs, is key to Green Deal. There are some cases where the Golden Rule will…

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Extra help where it is needed: A new Energy Company Obligation

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The Golden Rule, whereby expected savings from measures repay the costs, is key to Green Deal. There are some cases where the Golden Rule will not work but where there are strong policy reasons still to promote energy efficiency measures. The key mechanism to support in these cases will be a new Energy Company Obligation (ECO).

Published 2 June 2011