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Energy giants accused of cashing in on boiler scrappage scheme

April 6th, 2010 · No Comments

Consumers complain of wild variations in quotes for similar work

Some energy companies are ripping off householders using the Government’s boiler scrappage scheme by quoting inflated prices for a new boiler, according to industry experts.
The warning comes as a leading heating engineer says that paying £2,000 to replace a working boiler is “financial madness” and that […]

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The great scrappage scheme heist

April 6th, 2010 · No Comments

Energy giants are profiteering from Labour’s green boiler plans with higher charges

Some of Britain’s largest energy suppliers are cashing in on the government’s boiler scrappage scheme by levying sky-high charges and effectively cancelling out the benefit.
Under the scheme, the government puts £400 towards the cost of replacing a Grade-G boiler, and many firms claim to […]

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Boiler scrappage scheme closed

April 6th, 2010 · No Comments

All 125,000 vouchers have been taken, just three months after the scheme launched
The popular boiler scrappage scheme has come to an abrupt end after less than three months.
The Government scheme gave households £400 to replace old boilers with a new, energy-efficient model. However all125,000 vouchers have now been snapped up and the scheme was closed […]

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Boiler Scrappage Scheme

January 6th, 2010 · No Comments

Boiler Scrappage to Benefit Jobs, Climate and Bills
Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Miliband will today kick start a national scheme to upgrade household heating systems to cut carbon, save money on fuel bills and sustain work for the heating industry.
Up to 125,000 households in England with working “G-rated” boilers […]

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