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There has been an increase in grant levels for the Better Energy Homes scheme which Longford-Westmeath Fine Gael TD, Gabrielle McFadden believes will encourage more people to invest in energy efficiency improvements in their homes.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed a boost in the level of grants available to householders who want to undertake energy efficiency improvements. The cash value of every grant available to householders under the Better Energy Homes Scheme has been increased, by between 25 per cent to 50 per cent. In addition, a bonus payment has been introduced which will see householders receive bonus payments if they complete three or more energy efficiency improvements.
Research on the income and accommodation of a sample group of household types supported by the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has found that while inadequate income is the main cause of energy poverty, making homes more energy efficient brings real benefits.
SVP says energy efficient homes bring real savings but inadequate income is main cause of fuel poverty
Research on the income and accommodation of a sample group of household types supported by the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has found that while inadequate income is the main cause of energy poverty making homes more energy efficient brings real benefits.
Galway and the west of Ireland will be the central focus of a major seminar which the Nuclear Free Local Authorities All-Ireland forum is holding in City Hall tomorrow.
More people in Galway will be able to apply to the Better Energy Warmer Homes Scheme now that the Government has extended it to homeowners on social welfare.
More than half of Irish motorists expect fuel prices to increase by up to 15 per cent in the next year, according to the new Skoda Ireland Motoring Costs Insights report.
The price of petrol and diesel rose sharply again in the last month, according to the latest fuel price survey from the AA.
It seems to be a very well-kept secret, but from January first 2009 anybody wishing to sell or rent out a house or apartment will need to provide a Building Energy Rating certificate for that property to the buyer or tenant.
Successive governments have been taxing motorists far too heavily. We've been charged crazy levels of Vehicle Registration Tax on all new and imported used cars. VRT is applied as a high percentage of the vehicle's cost price with blatant double taxation then applied by adding Value Added Tax on top of the VRT. That's right - our government in its haste to plunder motorists further, actually taxes its own tax. Half of the price you pay for a new car in Ireland is tax.