Dundee City Council has announced help for households facing fuel poverty as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Fuel Well Dundee Programme will support people on a low income whether they are in or out of work, on reduced incomes as a result of Covid-19, or are already experiencing fuel pover
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is encouraging people to ‘save your energy’ as the charity launches its Big Energy Saving Month 2021 campaign. The campaign encourages people to get energy advice, and focuses on five key consumer groups:
Social enterprise The Wise Group has been chosen by Inverclyde Council to help lower home energy bills for 1,000 elderly residents in the area. Funding of £100,000 has been awarded to the Wise Group's Home Energy Advice Team (HEAT) to help keep Inverclyde's elderly residents warm and well
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is calling for greater investment in energy efficiency measures as demand for online advice soared as the weather turned cold. Unique webpage views of the charity’s online advice page 'Grants and Benefits to help you pay your energy bills' have soared by 136% sin
As part of its commitment to promote and improve energy efficiency and reduce fuel poverty, Angus Council is working in partnership with Scarf (Save Cash and Reduce Fuel) on a project aimed at the area’s private sector housing. Contractors Qualis Scotland Ltd and Diversity Energy Solution
The UK Government has published its Energy White Paper, which details plans for what the government describes as a fair and affordable transition to lower carbon power production, heating, industry and transportation.
Fife Council is launching its Stay (Warm) at Home campaign, which will run from November 27 until mid-February with a new theme every week, to raise awareness of the help and support available to households living in fuel poverty. The campaign also highlights some important dates in the fight t
The Clyde Gateway regeneration programme will today break ground in Dalmarnock to install one of the country’s most innovative and sustainable heating systems – helping to reduce fuel poverty in the area following £2.1 million funding from SP Energy Networks’ Green Econo
A £4.5 million retrofit programme to reduce carbon emissions and boost the energy efficiency of 75 terraced homes in Paisley has been cancelled by Renfrewshire Council. The work by the council’s housing investment team was designed to slash heating bills at the 1960s-built crosswall cons
Families of disabled children will receive a new heating benefit from the Scottish Government by Christmas. The Child Winter Heating Assistance is a new £200 payment to help families of a child on the highest rate care component of Disability Living Allowance for Children to heat their homes.
Kevin Stewart MSP, minister for local government and housing, has written a guest blog to mark five years of Warmer Homes Scotland and the key milestone of assisting 20,000 customers. When the Warmer Homes Scotland scheme was launched in September 2015, the ambitions of the Scottish Government