Fuel Poverty

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West Dunbartonshire-based social landlord Clydebank Housing Association (CHA) is to host a ‘smart heat’ knowledge sharing conference in June. The latest in the Smart Social Housing series of events, ‘Making Sense of Sensors’ will focus on the rise of smart heating and web ena

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The Warmer Homes Scotland initiative has awarded a minimum of £38 million to managing agent Warmworks to continue to deliver the Scottish Government’s fuel poverty scheme over the next two years. The announcement comes as the 15,000th Warmer Homes customer welcomed a new gas central heat

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Dundee City Council’s programme of energy efficiency measures will be extended to 350 more council and private homes at a cost of £3 million. Councillors will be told that houses in Benvie Road, Peddie Street, Law Crescent, Brownhill Street and Tummel Place/Dickson Avenue will receive th

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Companies will have to pass new tougher tests before entering the energy market under new proposals announced by Ofgem. The energy watchdog said to apply for a licence to supply energy from June, applicants will need to demonstrate they can adequately fund their operations for their first year, outl

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More than 100 people gathered for a special event in the North Glasgow community to celebrate the work supporting the Growing and Sustaining North Glasgow’s Green Legacy project. The celebration paid tribute to the tremendous work done by individuals, groups, schools and partner organisations

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Around 800 tenants of Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) will soon benefit from better energy efficiency and lower heating costs thanks to investment of around £4 million over the next year to insulate and render their homes. The works are part of a two-year, £8m contract w

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A project to help people in social housing get solar panels is to benefit from a share of £13.4 million of low carbon funding. The smart storage project in Aberdeenshire will enable residents in social housing to make the best use of solar panels.

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North Lanarkshire Council has confirmed the appointment of regeneration specialist ENGIE for an extensive refurbishment programme on four sixteen-storey housing blocks in Coatbridge, worth a collective £18.5 million. Significant renovation work will be taking place at Blairgrove and Merryston

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A Moray-based charity that aims to fight fuel poverty through its energy advice service and home visits is among seven UK charities to receive funding from the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme. The Energy Saving Trust has awarded £470,456 to seven charities across the UK as part of the

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Renewable electricity generation in Scotland reached record levels in 2018, the latest figures from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) show. Generation in Scotland was 26,708 GWh, a 6.1% increase on the previous record in 2017.  This output of electricity is the

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Nine Scottish SMEs have been awarded a place on Scotland Excel’s new Energy Advice Framework for services that will help citizens across the country who live in fuel poverty. This is the first time a national, public sector contract has been put in place for the delivery of face-to-face energy

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A new consultation has been launched which aims to determine a timetable for ambitious energy efficiency targets for Scotland. These targets and the legislation introduced will ensure improvements to properties, wider economic benefits and the creation of jobs.

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Amendments to the Scottish Government’s Fuel Poverty Bill to set a target to eliminate fuel poverty in Scotland by 2032 will be tabled this week by Scottish Labour. The current government target to reduce fuel poverty to no more than 5% by 2040 was approved when the Bill was introduced at

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An innovative pilot project has launched in a bid to make Ellon of one Scotland’s most efficient towns. Energy Efficient Ellon (EEE) is funded by the Scottish Government and delivered by Aberdeen-based social enterprise Scarf and aims to bridge the knowledge gap stopping owner occupiers from m

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The collapse of energy supplier Our Power sent a shockwave through the Scottish housing sector. Prop-tech entrepreneur Stephen Henesy of Helpthemove believes technology and utilities are still key to unlocking new revenue streams for housing associations looking to benefit their tenants. The failure

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