Only 132 signed up to Green Deal programme


It’s eight months into the government’s flagship Green Deal scheme and only 132 people have signed up to it, writes The BBC.

The government said those households were now “in the process” of getting energy efficiency measures installed.

In March, the Minister for Energy and Climate Change, Greg Barker, said he expected 10,000 people to be signed up by the end of 2013.

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) said that just one person had reached the “live” stage of the programme so far which means they have had the work completed, and are making repayments under it.

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