The Trade Associations for stoves, the Solid Fuel Association are battling against the Low carbon building programme fiasco, the Solar Trade Association has urged all it's members not to take part in the scheme.
To apply for the grant you have to have the solar, wind, or stove tecnology installed by an 'approved' installer. This approval is a secondary scheme to the already running and functioning the 'Competant Persons Scheme' so there is no need for it. Approval costs a lot of money which means that this cost is passed on to the customer which means that the customer gains little if anything.
Read more on our Low Carbon Building Programme page