Energy firms 65% behind target to insulate vulnerable homes


Power companies are collectively more than 60% behind their target to deliver energy efficient homes to thousands of vulnerable people, council leaders have warned, writes Energy Live News.

That is despite collecting an estimated £975 million this year so far through the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) levy on consumers’ bills, the Local Government Association (LGA) said.

It claims – based on seven months of the insulation programme’s progress – the scheme was 65% behind its targets.

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