Perth & Kinross Council (PKC) has invested in the expansion of free home energy advice services to help the thousands of households worried about the rising energy bills and the cost-of-living crisis or wanting to take action to address climate change. To help residents through the Cost of Livin
Superglass, the Stirling-based insulation manufacturer, has partnered with charity Start Up Stirling, to help local people combat rising energy costs. Superglass has pledged to cover 50% of the costs of Start Up Stirling’s Home Starter pack programme during the winter months. This will help hu
Glasgow City Council's Affordable Warmth Programme is continuing to make homes in the city more energy-efficient.
Energy regulator Ofgem has indicated it could take legal action against suppliers who have forcibly installed pre-payment meters into the homes of struggling consumers. The watchdog's chief executive Jonathan Brearley said he is "concerned" about the sharp growth in households struggling to pay
An estimated 1.7 million adults in Scotland are turning down the heat as their bills rise, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland has found.
Caledonia Housing Association (CHA) has unveiled its plans for a week-long, energy-saving advice programme for tenants.
Families across Glasgow are being urged to apply for financial help towards their energy bills and can now apply for the one-off £49 fuel top-up payment online. Parents and carers with children at home and who receive council tax reduction are eligible for the grant.
The City of Edinburgh Council has teamed up with environmental charity Changeworks to help homeowners transform the energy efficiency of their homes. Making 166 homes in Oxgangs warmer and fit for the future by improving external wall insulation, more than 50 properties have already received major i
Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) has successfully secured funding of £100k from the Scottish Government’s Social Housing Fuel Support Fund to provide its most vulnerable tenants with warm packs to help stay warm as their energy costs continue to rise beyond affordable levels during th
Around 3.2 million people across Great Britain ran out of credit on their prepayment meter last year because they couldn’t afford to top up, the equivalent to one person every 10 seconds, new research from Citizens Advice has found. The charity also found more than two million people are being
Green Home Systems has completed the successful delivery of a £1 million energy efficiency trial with OVO Energy to tackle fuel poverty and climate change.
Scots consumers with prepayment gas and electricity meters have been reminded to redeem energy rebate vouchers as the first expiry dates loom. Advice Direct Scotland, which runs the national energy advice service energyadvice.scot, urged households to take action if they have not received their vouc
The Ofgem Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme will open for the third funding round of phase two of the scheme. A total of £3 million is available as grants to charities and community energy groups that support households most at risk from cold homes and high energy bills, or that work on
Thousands of vulnerable households will be supported by the continuation of the Scottish Government’s uprated £20 million Fuel Insecurity Fund.
Members of the public are being encouraged to attend a Staying Well and Warm Winter Roadshow tomorrow between 10am and 2pm at the Central Library. This free, non-ticketed event is open for anyone concerned about the increasing cost of living.