Energy efficiency programme given an extension

Energy efficiency programme given an extension

Northern Ireland Sustainable Energy Programme (NISEP) is to be extended for
another year. It will continue until March 2017, the Energy Regulator has


focused on improving energy efficiency with most of the effort directed towards
vulnerable households.


scheme is funded by electricity customers who currently provide around £8m a
year through a levy.


proposal to change the levy arrangements and make domestic customers pay 80% of
the costs of the scheme and business 20% has been abandoned after consultees
said it would impact on poorer households.


scheme will continue to be funded by a small charge per kWh on all customers.


Last updated on 11/05/2016

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