Energy savings for 1m homes

More than a million homes could be made more energy-efficient at no upfront cost to their owners under a plan by Eamon Ryan, the Green Party energy minister.

24th October, 2009

More than a million homes could be made more energy-efficient at no upfront cost to their owners under a plan by Eamon Ryan, the Green Party energy minister.

Ryan is to bring a proposal to cabinet for the scheme to ‘retrofit’ homes, and it could feature in the budget in December. The preferred option for funding the scheme is for utility companies such as ESB and Bord Gáis to commission firms to retrofit homes....

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