20 Jan 2020

All new homes in Wales to be powered by clean energy from 2025

Home Affairs Correspondent

The role that housing can play in cutting carbon emissions is a crucial one. It’s estimated our homes contribute around 20% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions.

England and Scotland have already announced new regulations to cut this – and today the Welsh Government unveiled a consultation on building regulations.

From 2025 it wants all new homes in Wales to be heated and powered only from clean energy sources.