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NEW GREEN DEAL START DELAYED            27 April 2017

No news on first loans or new GDPs

 

GREEN DEAL ‘REJECTED BY PRS’           30 March 2017

Landlords and tenants reject PAYS

 

RELAUNCH FOR NEW GREEN DEAL            28 March 2017

First new loans to be made shortly

 

NEW VERSION OF GD CODE OF PRACTICE     14 March 2017

NDEAs sceptical about prospects for them

 

ASSESSORS STILL VITAL IN NEW GD     20 January 2017

We get the lowdown from new GD owners

 

GREEN DEAL MAY BE ON THE WAY BACK     16 January 2017

New owners keen to boost scheme

 

CAN GREEN DEAL MAKE A COMEBACK?         25 October 2016

‘Yes!’ is the answer from IDEA Conference

 

GREEN DEAL PLANS ‘PICKING UP’?                23 June 2016

DECC said to see Plans resurgence

 

GREEN DEAL DIRECTORS DISQUALIFIED    19 May 2016

GDAO bosses ‘cooked the books’

 

GREEN DEAL ‘NOT VALUE FOR MONEY’   15 April 2016

Each property improved cost £17,000

 

LONG WAIT FOR NEW GREEN DEAL     3 February 2016

But ECO may be extended to 2022

 

GD ASSESSMENTS GO EVEN LOWER     20 December 2015

Second lowest figure ever in October

 

DECC HINTS AT GD REPLACEMENT     27 October 2015

Assessor gets revelations from minister

 

GD ASSESSMENTS BOTTOM OUT      26 October 2015

Assessments stabilise two months in a row

 

PREDICTABLE SLUMP IN GD ASSESSMENTS     18 September 2015

Stats for first full month after GD finance scrapped

 

GD ASSESSMENTS HEADING DOWN      24 August 2015

Fall in final month of Green Deal finance

 

GDAs ‘MAY LEAVE THE INDUSTRY’     24 July 2015

GDAO Chair challenges AB over future

 

GREEN DEAL NOT DEAD YET, SAYS AB      24 July 2015

Private initiatives ‘can take scheme’s place’

GD ASSESSMENTS UP IN JUNE      24 July 2015

But for how long?

 

GREEN DEAL SCHEME TO BE SCRAPPED      23 July 2015

Shock announcement from Energy Minister

 

QUIDOS WIN HAT TRICK OF AWARDS      25 June 2015

And Londoner takes GDA of the Year

 

GD ASSESSMENT SLUMP CONTINUES      21 June 2015

Assessors confirm downward plunge

 

GD ASSESSMENTS HIT 15 MONTH LOW      28 May 2015

But Plans still heading up

 

SOLAR BOOST FOR GREEN DEAL PLANS      28 April 2015

Plans ‘best week ever’ thanks to solar PV

 

GD ASSESSMENTS MAY BE SLOWING DOWN      28 April 2015

And installers dropping out of the scheme

 

GDHIF PHASE 3 CLOSES IN 10 DAYS      26 March 2015

But funds went three times faster last time

 

GD ASSESSMENTS HIT HALF MILLION      20 March 2015

Figures make GDARs the GD success story

 

GDAs GET THUMBS UP FROM PUBLIC      19 March 2015

But 12% did assessment in 20 minutes!

 

ONE IN TEN GDAOs ‘STRUCK OFF’      15 March 2015

And over 300 Green Deal installers

GDHIF BACK SOON WITH TWICE THE CASH    5 March 2015

And £100 GDAR grant is still in

 

GD ASSESSMENTS MOVING UP AGAIN    20 February 2015

And Plans showing growth – from low base!

GD ASSESSMENTS ON CHRISTMAS HOLS    22 January 2015

But DECC hits ‘million homes improved’ target

 

ASSESSORS BLAME GOVT FOR GDAR PROBLEMS  24 December 2014

Groups warned government that problems would arise

 

WHY DID SOME DEAs SNUB GREEN DEAL?    23 December 2014

DECC releases another delayed report

 

SHOCK REPORT REVEALS GDAR PROBLEMS    22 December 2014

DECC admits problems with reliability of data

 

GD ASSESSMENTS STILL BUOYANT     19 December 2014

Second month of big assessment figures

 

GDAO ‘DODGING THE BAILIFFS’     12 December 2014

Directors could be guilty of offence

 

GDHIF SWI FUNDING HAS ALREADY RUN OUT     11 December 2014

Some ‘two measures’ funding still left

 

NEW LAUNCH DATE FOR GDHIF       7 December 2014

But scheme is not likely to last long

 

DITHERING DECC BREAKS GDHIF PROMISE       30 November 2014

At present there is no sign of scheme coming back

GDAR BOOM AHEAD OF NEW GDHIF       21 November 2014

Second largest lodgements in a month

GD ASSESSMENTS BOUNCE BACK       22 October 2014

Lodgements reach pre-GDHIF level

NEW RdSAP ‘WILL HIT DRHI AND PV’     12 October 2014

Trainer warns of big impact from software change

GDHIF WILL BE BACK IN NOVEMBER      8 October 2014

And Davey pledges another £100m

POST-GDHIF ASSESSMENTS NOSEDIVE     24 September 2014

But fall not as bad as it might have been

‘GD MUST BE CHANGED’ SAY MPs      19 September 2014

Committee calls for new incentives

NO FRAUD IN GDHIF, SAYS DECC       2 September 2014

And official hints scheme will come back – sometime

‘ABOLISH GDAOs’ SAYS AB BOSS       2 September 2014

‘Unnecessary bureaucracy’ says Quidos boss

GREEN DEAL – ‘PUBLIC BEING MISLED’       27 August 2014

Ads watchdog bans DECC Green Deals ads

ANOTHER RECORD FOR GD ASSESSMENTS       22 August 2014

But will post-GDHIF figures see a big fall?

PANICKING DECC SHUTS DOWN GDHIF       25 July 2014

Assessors in shock over move

GD ASSESSMENTS HIT NEW HIGH       25 July 2014

GDHIF pushes GDARs to record level

DECC PANIC ATTACK ON GDHIF PAYMENTS       22 July 2014

SWI rate slashed by a third at 48 hrs notice

ASSESSORS ‘LOCKED OUT’ OF ECO WORK       2 July 2014

Local assessors snubbed by British Gas

EARLY SUCCESS FOR NEW GREEN DEAL       26 June 2014

GDHIF sees phenomenal growth in two weeks

ECO INSTALLS NOSEDIVE IN APRIL       20 June 2014

Figures down by 56% on previous month

ASSESSORS GET THUMBS UP FROM PUBLIC    18 June 2014

DECC research shows public respect assessors

IDEA MEMBER IS TOP GREEN DEAL ADVISOR    30 May 2014

Matt Williams from Bristol scoops top award

CONFUSION AS NEW GD SCHEME LAUNCHES    30 May 2014

How it will operate remains to be seen

GDFC ‘MISLED THE PUBLIC’ SAYS ASA    22 May 2014

Using a credit card ‘could be cheaper than a GD loan’!

GD ASSESSMENTS TOP 200,000    20 May 2014

And ECO installations had a record month

GDFC DROPS EARLY EXIT CHARGES   16 May 2014

Finance strategy to make GD more popular

IS NEW SCHEME A THREAT TO GDAs?    6 May 2014

Has DECC adopted controversial British Gas plan?

ANOTHER RECORD HIGH FOR GD ASSESSMENTS   26 April 2014

Second record month in a row

DOMESTIC RHI FINALLY LAUNCHED   11 April 2014

And consumers seem to be going for it

‘CURE GD OR KILL IT’ SAYS SURVEY   27 March 2014

Report  gives ‘green’ industry’s view

GD ASSESSMENTS HIT NEW HIGH  21 March 2014

More in February than any other month

ASSESSORS’ MIXED VIEWS ON GDP PLAN   14 March 2014

Groups both for and against plan

GDP PLAN COULD DEVASTATE GDAs   7 March 2014

Proposals could mean the end of most OAs

ED STARTS ECO AND GD REFORM  7 March 2014

But it doesn’t look like good news

GD ASSESSMENTS KEEP GOING   20 February 2014

So why are plans not following?

DECC BOOSTS GREEN DEAL CASHBACK   18 February 2014

But is it too little too late?

XMAS DIP IN GD ASSESSMENTS   22 January 2014

But 403,000 homes get some improvement

ENERGY SAVING CO-OP GOES BUST   20 January 2014

Government blamed for breaking promises

GREEN INFO HUB WEBSITE LAUNCHED   16 January 2014

Website offers Green Deal/ECO info

LABOUR BACKS OFF ‘SCRAP GD’ PLAN   13 December 2013

And might keep ECO to 2017

DECC UNVEILS GREEN DEAL REVAMP   2 December 2013

And promises to keep backing ECO

CONSTRUCTION GIANT DROPS OUT OF GD   29 November 2013

And move is bad news for assessors’ GDAO

ASSESSOR GET HIT WITH GDP’s FEES   27 November 2013

Bills for £1,700 sent to assessor by Stroma

GREEN DEAL ASSESSMENTS TOP 100,000   20 November 2013

And Plans in progress now approaching 1,200

GDAO CRASH LEADS TO CHAOS   7 November 2013

Dramatic events after administrators appointed

‘TELL US YOUR PLANS ED’, SAYS IDEA    6 November 2013

Labour leader challenged over Green Deal plans

LET’S GO GREEN DEAL LOSES CERTIFICATION    4 November 2013

Firm owes money to GDAs, Quidos and public

RACE TO GET EVIDENCE ON GDPs    31 October 2013

If they turn down GDARs, IDEA wants to know

TROUBLED GDAO IN ADMINISTRATION     31 October 2013

But future of company is still uncertain

GD ORB WARNS GDAOs ABOUT GDA DEBTS     24 October 2013

But problems are still arising

NO GDAR AND NO REFUND FROM GDAO     18 October 2013

Email suggests bank account may be frozen

GREEN DEAL PLANS HEAD FOR 1,000          17 October 2013

Plus 9,000 British Gas boiler replacements

GREEN DEAL ‘IN DANGER OF STALLING’     2 October 2013

IDEA calls for action from GD ORB

TROUBLED GDAO CERTIFICATION SUSPENDED   2 October 2013

Assessors speculating about administration

GD SOLAR COMPANY ‘OWES £5,600 FOR EPCs’   1 October 2013

Essex company likely to be liquidated

DECC CUTS OFF GDA TRAINING CASH     20 September 2013

Yet £1m scheme trained only commercial GDAs!

GD ASSESSMENTS AND PLANS STILL UP     19 September 2013

And research suggests good public response

FREE CPD GUIDES TO GD AND DOMESTIC RHI  16 September 2013

Downloadable guides to all the essential info

WATCHDOG KICKS BACK ECO CLAIMS     10 September 2013

More than a quarter of claims rejected initially

ASSESSORS’ GROUP JOINS GD ADVICE BODY  30 August 2013

IDEA invited onto body advising DECC on GD

NO LET UP IN DEMAND FOR GD ASSESSMENTS  20 August 2013

And DECC stats show the first Green Deal completed

DECC PROMOTES GD ‘STREET BY STREET’  25 July 2013

£20m Communities scheme to boost Green Deal

ASSESSOR REPLACED BY ‘DATA COLLECTORS’   22 July 2013

£2,000+ loss for assessor when contract torn up

GD ORB GET 200 COMPLIANCE COMPLAINTS    19 July 2013

And 64 are caught misusing Quality Mark

GD ASSESSMENTS STILL IN DEMAND      18 July 2013

And 3500 claim Green Deal Cashback

‘STING’ REVEALS GD ASSESSMENT PROBLEMS    14 July 2013

Which? reveals undercover investigation

DOMESTIC RHI BOOST FOR GDAs           12 July 2013

Renewables scheme based on GD assessments

BID FOR 2M GREEN DEALS FAILS    9 July 2013

Judge says Pickles’ decision can’t be questioned

ATTACK ON ‘GO EARLY’ GDA TRAINING    30 June 2013

Training organisation predicts public scandal

OFGEM IGNORES ‘WHOLESALE ABUSE’ OF ECO    30 June 2013

Despite pleas from IDEA and two accreditations

PRESS ONSLAUGHT GREETS GD FIGURES   29 June 2013

Yet 1,000 have already had GD work done

ANOTHER VAT THREAT TO GREEN DEAL   27 June 2013

European court case could cost UK millions

‘DODGY BOILER CAMPAIGNS DRAINING ECO’   20 June 2013

Assessors blame some boiler installers

ECO ‘ABUSE’ COMPLAINT TO OFGEM    20 June 2013

IDEA calls for action from regulator

AMPERE LEFT OWED £50K BY ENACT    14 June 2013

Four staff lose their jobs at Devon firm

GREEN DEAL PROVIDER ‘GOES BUST’   1 June 2013

BBC reports Cornish company in administration

GDAO UNDER FIRE OVER PAYMENTS   31 May 2013

GDA warns assessors of problems

MORE ASSESSORS ON GDAS TRAIL  20 May 2013

Assessors do Green Deal for themselves

ASSESSORS’ GROUP SETS UP GDAO   17 May 2013

Offshoot of MEP ready to register GDAs

GD ASSESSMENTS DOUBLE IN APRIL  15 May 2013

Big jump in figures as GD takes off

NDEAs SNUB GDA TRAINING DEAL  8 May 2013

Assessors not going for cash up-front deal

BRITISH GAS GREEN DEAL ‘IS A JOKE’  26 April 2013

Assessor told client ‘I don’t know what I’m doing’

BUILDERS TO TRAIN AS ASSESSORS    25 April 2013

Builders’ merchants group provides courses

BIG BOOST TO ECO CONTRACTS    25 April 2013

Contracts almost tripled in one month

YORKSHIRE GETS UK’S BIGGEST GD   18 April 2013

Leeds scheme could be worth £5Bn

‘DROP GOLDEN RULE FOR COMMERCIAL GD’   18 April 2013

Adviser’s proposal to kick off floundering commercial scheme

OPPORTUNITY FOR MIDLANDS GDAs   14 April 2013

Chance to join Midlands group run by assessors

PICKLES’ ERROR OVER 2M GREEN DEALS  14 April 2013

Minister gave parliament inaccurate information

BIG BOOST TO GREEN DEAL ASSESSMENTS  12 April 2013

Second month shows dramatic increase in figures

DECC’s GDA TRAINING PLANS UNRAVEL  3 April 2013

More training places – but on tough conditions

MORE SUBSIDISED GDA TRAINING AVAILABLE  28 March 2013

Asset Skills set to announce another 200 places

SWI GUARANTEE FOR ECO  26 March 2013

Accreditation is the latest to announce OA programme

Ecmk GREEN DEAL SOFTWARE APPROVED  25 March 2013

Accreditation is the latest to announce OA programme

STRONG START FOR GD ASSESSMENT  14 March 2013

More than 1800 assessments completed in first month

GREEN DEAL FINANCE COMPANY SECURES CASH  13 March 2013

Finally GDFC can fund some Green Deal plans!

TWO MILLION GREEN DEALS AT STAKE IN COURT  9 March 2013

Minister taken to court over policy he dumped

IS BRITISH GAS MISSELLING GREEN DEAL?   26 February 2013

Sales tactics suggest major issues

VAT THREAT TO GREEN DEAL GOING TO COURT  21 February 2013

EC 15% VAT increase could be a serious threat to GD

QUIDOS BECOMES GD CERTIFICATION BODY  19 February 2013

Bath-based accreditation body approved by UKAS

‘DON’T PAY OVER £50 FOR A GD ASSESSMENT’  10 February 2013

Not a dodgy panel – it’s Trading Standards advice!

IS GREEN DEAL A SUCCESS YET?   5 February 2013

After a week?  Are they kidding?

GREEN DEAL THREAT TO MINISTER   4 February 2013

Bring back policy – or face court, says ACE

DECC ‘s GREEN DEAL LAUNCH   28 January 2013

Nothing much new – but a first look at the press ads

GREEN DEAL SOFTWARE ANNOUNCED   25 January 2013

Three accreditation bodies produce GD software

DECC READY FOR GREEN DEAL LAUNCH   25 January 2013

Ministers look for TV launch on Monday

THANKS ED! YOU’VE DONE IT TO US AGAIN!  23 January 2013

Assessors will have to overcome bad publicity

ONLY A THIRD OF GDAS QUALIFIED   23 December 2012

Only around 300 GDAs ready for start of GD

 

‘GDA TRAINING DISASTER LOOMING’    11 December 2012

Asset Skills pressed for extension to GDA deadline

U-TURN ON GREEN DEAL ADS    30 November 2012

There will be ads after all, says DECC

 

VAT THREAT TO GREEN DEAL ‘INTENSIFYING’   23 November 2012

EC stance on VAT could wreck Green Deal

MORE ON GREEN DEAL AND THE MEDIA   21 November 2012

Further thoughts on how Green Deal is being reported

CREDIT CHECKS BLOW TO GREEN DEAL    8 November 2012

Credit check revelation by GDFC could hit Green Deal take-up

 

GD INSTALLERS URGED TO CUT OUT ASSESSORS 1 November 2012

Leading heating supplies firm training installers as GDAs

GREEN DEAL DEAL FOR LANDLORDS   23 October 2012

Landlords’ association and Enact Energy agree £100m deal

 

SITES REPORT JUMP IN GREEN DEAL INTEREST  20 October 2012

There has been a considerable increase in GD web searches

HIGH RISE HOPE FOR GREEN DEAL   19 October 2012

£16m project offers pointers for Green Deal

£1,000 GREEN DEAL INCENTIVE   19 October 2012

DECC has pushed the boat out with an up-to-£1,000 GD cash-back scheme

QUICK, TAKE COVER!  GREEN DEAL IS LANDING  17 October 2012

What the press has had to say about Green Deal

BRITISH GAS KICKS OFF GREEN DEAL 16 October 2012

The giant energy provider has moved fast to start Green Deal assessments

GREEN DEAL ROLE FOR ASSESSORS GROUPS 3 October 2012

Two assessors groups will be Green Deal Advisory Services

GREEN DEAL HAS LAUNCHED! (SORT OF) 2 October 2012

Green Deal formally came into existence yesterday, but you

wouldn’t know it to judge by the lack of action at DECC

GREEN DEAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN GO-AHEAD 20 September 2012

There will be a big media campaign for Green Deal, and a customer

incentive scheme – but definitely no big ad campaign

BEEN THERE. DONE THAT. GOT THE BANNER! 17 September 2012

British Gas has been conducting Green Deal tryouts. So how did they go?

PRIVATE LANDLORDS KEEN TO GO GREEN 10 September 2012

A survey just released shows half of private landlords want to get involved in Green Deal

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