On 8th July 2020, the UK Government has announced a new home improvements grant scheme.
The new scheme, called Green Homes Grant Scheme, as we believe allows homeowners and landlords to claim vouchers worth up to £10,000, to install energy saving measures in their homes, including for solar panels and battery storage
Green Homes Grant Scheme: What we know so far
As part of the UK Government’s new Green Homes Grant Scheme, vouchers worth up to £10,000 will be given to homeowners and landlords to make their homes more energy efficient.
With the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, only announcing the scheme 8th July 2020, there are lots of questions to be asked – and luckily, we have some of the answers.
We have compiled the top questions about the scheme and provided answers below, so that you know how the scheme works, and what it’s all about.
What is the Green Home Grants Scheme?
The Green Home Grants Scheme is a new scheme by the UK Government.
The aim of the scheme is to enable homeowners and landlords to upgrade their homes and properties with energy-saving features, such as solar and battery storage, in order to reduce energy usage.
What does the scheme provide?
Under the scheme, the UK Government will provide homeowners and landlords with vouchers worth up to a maximum of £10,000.
Most homeowners and landlords will receive vouchers up to £5,000, whilst those on low incomes will receive up to £10,000. But depending on which category you fall into; the scheme works slightly differently.
Which home improvements are covered through the grant?
The Green Homes Grant will cover a variety of energy saving home improvements. Whilst a comprehensive list has not been released just yet, below are some of the improvements we believe will be covered.