Reports: Government eyeing £400m boiler scrappage scheme

BusinessGreen staff
clock • 3 min read
The government is targeting 600,000 heat pump installations a year by 2028 | Credit: iStock
Image:

The government is targeting 600,000 heat pump installations a year by 2028 | Credit: iStock

Downing Street considering scheme offering homeowners up to £7,000 grants to switch to low carbon heating alternatives

A £400m boiler scrappage scheme that would offer homeowners grants of up to £7,000 to encourage the switch to low carbon alternatives such as heat pumps is being drawn up by Downing Street, but the proposal...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Access our Intelligence Reports and exclusive data-rich studies on business-critical aspects of the green economy (BG Advanced members only)
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Politics

A large majority of British voters continue to back ambitious climate policies, but is the government listening?

A large majority of British voters continue to back ambitious climate policies, but is the government listening?

Over three quarters say they would be 'proud' of voting for a party that takes action to boost renewables

James Murray
clock 04 October 2022 • 5 min read
Credit: iStock

Study: Failure to improve global waste management will push climate goals out of reach

Governments urged to make waste management policy and investment a top priority at COP27 Climate Summit

Cecilia Keating
clock 04 October 2022 • 3 min read
Prime Minister Liz Truss visits the British Gas Training Academy in Dartford | Credit: Andrew Parsons / No 10 Downing Street

Conservative Party conference: Calls grow for government rethink on energy efficiency and nature policies

MPs and green groups demand change in tack on energy efficiency, farming subsidies, and nature protection rules from embattled government as conference gets underway in Birmingham

Michael Holder
clock 03 October 2022 • 8 min read