Carillion confirmed as SSE national delivery partner
Support services provider Carillion has announced today it has been named as a national partner with energy supplier SSE to deliver Green Deal energy saving improvements for vulnerable households.
Loft insulation is an easy way
to reduce energy bills
21st June 2013
Under the agreement, homes in or at risk of fuel poverty
will be offered a range of free heating and insulation measures
through the Affordable Warmth element of the new Energy Company Obligation
The partnership will run to June 2015 and is estimated to be worth
up to £17.5 million.
into force in January this year and is being funded by the major
energy suppliers to work alongside the Government's Green Deal
energy efficiency drive to help households save money on energy
bills and cut carbon.
Within ECO the Affordable Warmth obligation commits around £350
million per annum specifically for low income households.
Carillion will carry our energy assessments and technical surveys
and manage up to 8,000 installations each year, including heating
systems, loft and cavity wall insulation.
"Carillion was able to demonstrate a strong track
record of delivering energy efficiency programmes at scale and with
the highest level of customer service"
- Keith Armstrong, SSE
, Chief Operating
Officer for Carillion Services, said: "Green Deal is gaining
momentum, but it must be inclusive and open to all which is why ECO
and the Affordable Warmth funding from companies like SSE is so
Selecting us as a national delivery partner confirms our
position as a leading provider of ECO and Green Deal solutions and
is a platform we will build on to secure more work and to create
new jobs in this rapidly developing sector. Given the customer base
it is also an opportunity to help transform the lives of some of
the most vulnerable in society by making their homes warmer and
more affordable to heat
from SSE added:
"Efficient heating and insulation is the key to tackling
fuel poverty, which is why we take our obligations under ECO
extremely seriously. Carillion was able to demonstrate a strong
track record of delivering energy efficiency programmes at scale
and with the highest level of customer service, and was a natural
partner of choice
As well as working with SSE, Carillion is also delivering the
Energy Savers scheme (BES)
on behalf of Birmingham
City Council. This is the first example of a local
authority-delivered Green Deal programme
and is set to
improve the energy efficiency of 60,000 households, together with
and other non domestic
council properties over the next eight years.
is a leading integrated support services company with a
substantial portfolio of Public Private Partnership
projects and extensive construction capabilities.
The Group had annual revenue in 2012 of some £4.4 billion, employs
around 40,000 people and operates across the UK, in the
Middle East and Canada.
The Group has four business segments:
Support services - this
services, energy services, rail services, road maintenance, utility services and
Public Private Partnership (PPP)
projects - this includes our investing activities in
PPP projects in our chosen sectors of defence, health, education, transport, secure, energy services and
other Government accommodation.
construction services - this includes our building and
engineering activities in the Middle East.
Construction services (excluding the
Middle East) - this includes our building, civil
engineering and developments activities in the UK and our construction activities in