The initiatives, collectively receiving up to £16 million, include a solar panel subscription service and ‘green mortgages’ to empower families to reduce costs and environmental impact.
Sunsave, receiving £1.9 million, will explore its Electric Roof project, which seeks to simplify the installation of solar panels.
Instead of upfront costs, homeowners will pay a monthly fee covering monitoring and maintenance, along with access to ‘smart tariffs’ offering different electricity rates.
E.ON’s Energy as a Service has secured £1 million to pilot an energy advice platform and fund low carbon technology adoption for up to 350 households.
Projects receiving funding include Perenna, granted £888,000 for developing a long term, fixed rate “green mortgage.
Lord Callanan, Minister for Energy Efficiency and Green Finance, said: “We are always looking to test progressive ways to make energy saving measures more accessible and affordable, allowing people to make their homes greener and warmer.”