In the Heat and buildings strategy the government identifies the importance of reducing emissions from homes that are off the gas grid which, at present, are usually powered by high carbon fuels like oil, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) or coal.
The government is therefore consulting on their proposals which include:
We know this will be of particular interest to our members in rural areas, but also members with a high number of homes off the gas grid.
We’re keen to hear your feedback on the detail of the consultation by Friday 10 December. We’d also welcome further discussion with members on the details of these changes.