State aid: green light for UK's Green Deal
The European Commission has given the green light to a £600m funding package to support the UK’s Green Deal — a new way for consumers to pay for energy-saving improvements to their properties. Under the scheme, private companies will be able to offer upfront energy-efficiency investments — such as insulation, double glazing or a new boiler — and recoup payments through their customers’ energy bills each month.
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