The Government has increased the target for Solid Wall Insulation (SWI) measures from 17,000 a year to 21,000 a year following last years ECO transition consultation.
Key policy decisions include;
An 18 month extension to the ECO scheme (April 2017 – September 2018). Introduction of a more simplified and targeted scheme. The Affordable Warmth Group will be increased to around 4.7m rather than 4m (in consultation) households. This will include more households who are in fuel poverty, and those on lower incomes, who may be struggling to meet heating and other bills; eligibility for certain measures under Affordable Warmth will
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