£6 Billion Boosts Energy Efficiency in the UK

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18th Dec 2023

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Mollie Pinnington

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Soaring energy bills have become a grim reality for many across the UK. But in a ray of hope, the government has recently allocated a significant £6 billion to tackle this head-on, aiming to both reduce energy use and bring financial relief. 

What is the government new initiative?

This initiative priorities improving energy efficiency in homes and businesses, especially for those struggling with cold and expensive heating bills. Around a million homes will receive upgrades like insulation, heat pumps, and smart heating systems. These changes promise significantly lower bills and improved comfort, making a tangible difference in everyday lives.


What will businesses get out of this?

The benefits extend beyond residential areas. Hospitals, schools, and businesses will also receive support to implement energy-saving measures. This helps not only curb operational costs but also contributes to national decarbonisation goals.


Green jobs

This investment fosters a surge in green job creation, estimated to support tens of thousands of positions in insulation installation, renewable energy maintenance, and related fields. This aligns with the government's commitment to a green economy and provides exciting career opportunities in the sustainability sector.


Reaching long term goals

 This £6 billion package is part of a broader £12.6 billion commitment to energy efficiency by 2028, exceeding the initial manifesto pledge of £9.2 billion. This demonstrates the government's serious intent in tackling energy challenges and building a more sustainable future.


Maximum impact for busineses

How will these funds be distributed effectively? Will vulnerable communities receive adequate support? What mechanisms are in place to ensure job creation benefits local economies? As the plan unfolds, close monitoring and public engagement are crucial to ensure maximum impact.

Overall, the £6 billion energy efficiency investment represents a positive step towards a warmer, greener, and more affordable future for the UK. While challenges lie ahead, this commitment offers hope and paves the way for a more sustainable and equitable energy landscape.


What can your business do to get started?

Whilst this support throughout 2024 could help a lot of energy consumers, you don’t have to wait. You can get started on saving your business money when it comes to energy today. At Resolve energy we always aim to give our customers the most cost-effective route when it comes to signing their energy contract to ensure we save you money in the long run. If you would like to start saving money with us today please get  a quote here.

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