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Green Deal

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KateSMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 13-Feb-13 12:43:07

Hi Skidderboy,

The thread is over here!

Skidderboy Wed 13-Feb-13 12:09:20

Hi Ed

I had understood the green deal would enable home owners to easily access renewable energy.

From a financial, moral and environmental angle I have wished for sometime to install an air source heat pump. Unfortunately the capital investment is beyond my means. I had understood the renewable heat incentive, RHI, would enable people to take out interest free loans for the capital value using a yearly RHI to pay off the loan.

The payment of the RHI was to be a tax on fossil fuel users, encouraging the change to renewable sources and of course funding.

Is this still the case or am I missing something?

Seems to make sense to me. Rob from the fossil rich to give to the fossil poor and boost an emerging industry immensely.

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