7. Changes to Green Deal funding

The government has stopped funding the Green Deal Finance Company, which was set up to lend money to Green Deal providers.

If you’re a consumer

New applicants

You may still be able to get Green Deal funding from providers financing the scheme themselves.

Contact the Energy Saving Advice Service (ESAS) or Home Energy Scotland for other advice on improvements you can make to your home.

Existing applicants

You’re not affected if your Green Deal improvements have already been made and you’re making repayments through your electricity bill. Your Green Deal provider will still be responsible for any warranties or maintenance specified in your contract with them.

Contact your provider if you’re in the process of arranging improvements to your property through the Green Deal.

The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund is now closed. Contact the Energy Saving Advice Service (ESAS) or Home Energy Scotland if you have any questions about the scheme.

If you’re a provider

Contact GDFC to check the status of funding plans.

If you’re an installer

Contact the Green Deal provider you’re working with for an update on the status of any planned installations.

If you’re an assessor

The Green Deal assessment framework is still open, and consumers can still purchase Green Deal assessments.