Carillion gains full Green Deal status


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Carillion gains full Green Deal status

Carillion has become one of the first businesses in the country to be awarded Green Deal Provider status.

Carillion gains full Green Deal status
A Solar PV installation
16th January 2013
The accreditation will enable Carillion Energy Services to carry out energy efficiency home improvements as part of the Government's Green Deal initiative, in addition to providing Green Deal finance to its customers.

As a Green Deal Provider, Carillion will offer customers a Green Deal Plan, based on recommendations from an accredited assessor. The plan will set out the financial terms of the agreement and will include additional consumer protections such as warranties to cover the measures and installation. 

Carillion will then be responsible for arranging installation of the energy efficiency works, which will be carried out by an authorised installer.

In addition, Carillion will offer access to alternative energy efficiency funding such as the Energy Company Obligation (ECO), which will replace the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT) and Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP) by March 2015.

Following so soon after Carillion's appointment as the exclusive delivery partner to the Birmingham Energy Savers (BES) scheme, this further strengthens our position as a market leader in the energy sector.

"(Green Deal) offers an excellent tool for tackling the serious problem of fuel poverty throughout the UK"

- Siobonne Brewster, Carillion Energy Services Strategy Director

Siobonne Brewster
, CES Strategy Director, said: "We are delighted to announce our official status as a Green Deal Provider. We believe that this scheme has the potential to deliver widespread home improvements and offers an excellent tool for tackling the serious problem of fuel poverty throughout the UK.

"In addition, the Green Deal offers a wealth of training and employment opportunities - which is why we are actively focusing on engaging with our supply chain partners, particularly local small and medium-sized businesses and social enterprises, to deliver service solutions that support the economic and social development of the communities in which we operate."

About Carillion

Carillion is one of the UK's leading support services companies with a substantial portfolio of Public Private Partnership projects and extensive construction capabilities.  The Group has annual revenue of around £5 billion, employs around 45,000 people and operates across the UK, the Middle East and Canada.

The Group has four business segments:

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.

Middle East construction services - this includes our building and civil 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 Canada.

For more information:

Rik Kendall, Media Relations Manager, Carillion +44 (0)191 245 8342