The government began consultation on proposals to extend and amend the provisions of the Energy Company Obligation, which ran alongside the Green Deal to reduce carbon emissions from domestic and non-domestic buildings in the United Kingdom. The consultation would close on 16 April 2014.
Source: The Future of the Energy Company Obligation, Department for Energy and Climate Change
A series of reports provided results from the evaluation of the Green Deal, including: the third wave of the household tracker survey, designed to measure whether there were positive changes in awareness of the Green Deal and energy efficiency measures, intentions to install measures, and confidence in industry standards; and a synthesis of findings from the Green Deal assessments and customer journey research.
Source 1: Green Deal Household Tracker Survey: Wave 3 report, Department for Energy and Climate Change
Source 2: GfK NOP, Green Deal Assessment Customer Research: Further analysis and new findings from quantitative surveys, Department for Energy and Climate Change
A report examined the findings from research (commissioned by the government) that had assessed the potential for recovering and using surplus heat from industry in the United Kingdom.
Source: Element Energy, Ecofys, Imperial College London, Paul Stevenson, and Robert Hyde, The Potential for Recovering and Using Surplus Heat from Industry: Final report, Element Energy