Green Homes Grant scheme: MPs urge improvements in response to major teething issues

Michael Holder
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Energy efficiency upgrades are crucial to delivering the UK's net zero emissions goal
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Energy efficiency upgrades are crucial to delivering the UK's net zero emissions goal

Survey by Parliament's Environmental Audit Committee reveals 'poor experience' among many applicants for the schemes' vouchers

The government's flagship initiative to help homeowners pay for green upgrades such as insulation, heat pumps, and solar roof panels continues to face major teething problems two months on from its launch,...

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