Grants to help Keep Your House Warm

Grants of up to €6000 towards insulation and eco-friendly heating are available to homeowners. These grants are not income-related – anyone can apply regardless of income. These grants are available from The Better Energy Homes Scheme. The scheme was revised in 2018  – and the grant that was previously given for a replacement oil or […]
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Carbon Tax on Solid Fuels

From this Wednesday May 1st 2013 there will be carbon tax charged on solid fuels such as coal , turf and peat briquettes. Carbon Tax on coal will be charged at the rate of €26.33 + VAT per tonne  (This rate is applicable to Coal, Anthracite, Smokeless Mixes, Ovoids, and Lignite). The carbon tax will […]
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Carbon Tax Intake for 2012

In 2012 it is estimated by the government that Carbon Tax will raise €370 million .  The VAT charged on top of the Carbon Tax will raise another 39 million Euro . Breakdown of Carbon Tax 2012 estimates  (Millions €) ————           Carbon Tax          VAT Auto Diesel                130.63       3.00 Petrol         […]
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