This initiative enables homeowners and tenants within the Solent region to make energy efficiency improvements, reduce CO2 emissions & fuel poverty, whilst also ensuring the greatest potential economic benefits are realised within the region in the form of new jobs, supporting existing jobs and new apprenticeship schemes
How it delivers the priorities
Priority 1: New Low Carbon & Green Technology
Priority 2: Resource Efficiency in Homes and Businesses
Installation of energy saving improvements ensures waste is minimised within the home as well as in businesses.
Priority 3: Generation of Secure, Renewable & Low Carbon Energy in the Solent
How it delivers the expected outcomes
Promote business growth
Ensure local businesses benefit from the investment in the sub-region’s housing stock and commercial premises. Green Deal will also help lower household spend on energy bills and thus retain spending within the local economy.
Create new/safeguard jobs
The promotion and implementation of the Green Deal requires a workforce and can create new jobs.
Develop an appropriate skills base
Partners in the scheme will be required to provide apprenticeships over the life of the scheme.
Measureable carbon reductions
Energy saving improvements will reduce energy waste and carbon.