Home Energy Conservation Act (HECA)
The Home Energy Conservation Act 1995 (‘HECA’) requires all local authorities in England to submit reports to the Secretary of State demonstrating what energy conservation measures they have adopted to improve the energy efficiency of residential accommodation within their area. Reports are to be submitted every two years tracking progress, up to 31st March 2027.
For the 2019 reporting year, the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is piloting the submission of reports via a digital platform. A summary of Camden’s response for May 2019 can be downloaded below:
Energy Company Obligation: Flexible Eligibility Statement of Intent
The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) requires energy suppliers to help households cut their energy bills and reduce carbon emissions by installing energy saving measures.
Since September 2018, the Government has implemented ‘Flexible Eligibility’ proportion of ECO, which enables local authorities to make declarations determining that certain households meet the eligibility criteria for measures under the Affordable Warmth element of ECO. In order to do so, Camden must publish a Statement of Intent, which can be downloaded below: