DECC has announced a 20% enhancement (from 154 to 185 million lifetime tonnes of CO2) to the CERT obligation on energy suppliers. This will add around £560 million to energy efficient funds already in place and help pay for improvements such as loft insulation. The new Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP), which persuades energy companies to work with local councils and voluntary organisations, could result in £350 million of energy efficient packages.

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