The stricken £1.5 billion scheme will close at 5pm on 31 March after reaching a fraction of the 600,000 homes it was meant to improve.
The Environmental Audit Committee says schemes like the Green Homes Grant are “poorly designed” and are “failing to make a big impact”.
Over 200 councils across England and Scotland have been awarded funding to upgrade some of the UK’s least energy-efficient homes.
Upgrades to make homes more energy-efficient are being held back by the lack of a clear pipeline of work, an FMB survey found.
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has written to the government after a survey revealed widespread issues in accessing the scheme.
A huge home retrofit programme and a £6.7bn package to make bills more affordable are among the plans outlined in the Energy White Paper.
The UK’s insulation industry has called for the government’s Green Homes Grant scheme to be extended beyond 31 March 2021.
The UK must make far faster progress on rolling out low-carbon heating across its homes if it is to hit its 2050 net zero target, energy experts have warned.
The government has launched its Green Homes Grant scheme, which aims to help homeowners upgrade the energy efficiency of their homes.
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