Green mortgages are coming to England

I heard the Energy Secretary, Ed Miliband, speak on BBC radio about the possibility of bringing in “green mortgages” – loans for green energy technology. Genersys has been part of the Mexican Government’s green mortgage program for about a year now, under which the government provides long term loans that are paid out of the savings. It is an excellent idea, although (I cannot pass without directing a mild criticism at least at the government) one which should have been adopted years ago. Apparently the Conservatives had the idea over a year ago and similar ideas have been promulgated by the Liberal Democrats and of course the green party. Continue reading