Government confirms fuel poverty refocus for £6bn ECO energy efficiency scheme

Michael Holder
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Government confirms fuel poverty refocus for £6bn ECO energy efficiency scheme

The latest phase of ECO running from autumn this year until March 2022 has been refocused on 'affordable warmth' rather than carbon reduction

ECO, the UK's flagship £6bn domestic energy efficiency scheme, is being refocused on upgrading more than one million fuel poor homes over the next three and a half years, the government confirmed today....

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