The number of energy efficiency measures to be deployed across the UK set for major fall

The number of energy efficiency measures installed across UK homes is set to record a significant drop until 2020, a recent report from the Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE) has been able to suggest.

Only around 1.6 million measures are likely to be installed yearly by 2020, which marks a 73% drop compared to 2012 levels, the source can reveal.

The paper from ACE analysed the energy efficiency measures installed, the number of households helped and the total investment during the last Parliament and estimates what will be achieved at the end of the current one in the next five years.

ACE also expects that total investment will be reduced by 53% to £3.2 billion by the end of the decade.

In response, DECC said: “This government is serious about making vulnerable people’s homes warmer and keeping energy bills low. That is why we are increasing support for those who need it most – the fuel poor and vulnerable – whilst reducing the impact on people’s energy bills by cutting support for those able to pay.”

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