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Scottish Parliament Approves Boiler Scrappage Scheme

February 4, 2010
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Alex Salmond’s SNP budget won approval yesterday from MSPs by 66 votes to 45, with the announcement of a £2m Boiler Scrappage Scheme for Scotland. Pressure had been on the Scottish Government for some time to introduce a similar scrappage scheme to the one which has run so successfully in England since the beginning of 2010....
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Call For Northern Ireland Boiler Scrappage Scheme

January 31, 2010
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A Boiler Scrappage Scheme akin to the one currently in place in England has been called for in Northern Ireland. Chair of the Stormont Social Development Committee, Simon Hamilton has asked for serious consideration to be given to the introduction of a Boiler Scrappage Scheme, noting that as well as improving energy efficiency, such...
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Boiler Scrappage Scheme Vouchers Released

January 19, 2010
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As from January 18th, the Energy Savings Trust (EST) will begin issuing the £400 vouchers to those homeowners who have successfully applied for the recently launched Boiler Scrappage Scheme. The £400 vouchers should be received approximately 10 days after receipt of your application to the EST. The vouchers are valid for 12 weeks from the date of...
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Welsh Officials Considering Boiler Scrappage Scheme

January 18, 2010
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Environment minister Jane Davidson has announced that more than £4m could be spend in Wales on a Welsh Boiler Scrappage Scheme. Wales is set to receive £4.07m of funding from the Treasury and it will be up to the Welsh Assembly Cabinet (WAG) as to how this money is allocated. The Boiler Scrappage Scheme...
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Funding Under Pressure From Boiler Scrappage Scheme Popularity

January 14, 2010
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The Energy Savings Trust (EST) has stated that the Boiler Scrappage Scheme’s £50m funding could run out as soon as March due to high popularity of the scheme during the first few days since its launch on January 5th. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) confirmed the scheme had prompted 72,000 telephone calls...
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Government Boiler Scrappage Scheme Finally Launched!

January 5, 2010
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The Boiler Scrappage Scheme announced in December’s pre-Budget report has today finally been launched, enabling homeowners in England to receive a £400 discount on a new boiler if their existing one meets the criteria set out in the scheme. Up to 125,000 households could benefit from the scheme, including those who own their own...
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Utilities Fire-Up Their Own Scheme As Government Is Blind On Start Date

December 30, 2009
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Claims that the Department for Energy are failing to provide a commencement date for the Boiler Scrappage Scheme, may just be the catalyst needed to kick-start a skeletal Government into delivering the scheme’s full details over the cold Christmas period. One of the original advocates of the scheme and who welcomed the pre-budget announcement,...
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Old Boilers Waste £15m Of Energy Every Day

December 29, 2009
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According to the Confederation of Business and Industry (CBI), UK homeowners and businesses are wasting an estimated £15m of energy every day of the year due to inefficient boilers and central heating systems, poorly insulated walls, roof, doors and windows.  CBI Director-General, Richard Lambert believes both businesses and homeowners alike require the relevant energy-efficiency...
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Heat is Turned Up for Scottish Boiler Scrappage Scheme

December 28, 2009
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The Scottish Government is feeling the heat as pressure mounts to fund their own Boiler Scrappage Scheme, similar to the scheme announced by Chancellor Alistair Darling in his pre-Budget report for England and Wales. The Scottish Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) believes the scheme would be both beneficial to their economy, while contributing to...
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Are You One Of The 125,000 Eligible Homeowners?

December 19, 2009
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Since the Government’s announcement of the Boiler Scrappage Scheme, homeowners and gas engineers a-like are waiting for full details to determine whether the scheme is to be operated through Warm Front on a nationwide level or alternatively at a local level, which would make the homeowner responsible for arranging the installation process. Furthermore, there...
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