Fuel Poverty

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Energy regulator Ofgem has today granted permission for companies to resume the forced installation of prepayment meters (PPMs) to the homes of customers almost a year after the practice was suspended. Scottish Power, EDF and Octopus can now install prepayment meters with a warrant, or a smart

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Money to help with heating costs is on its way to around 400,000 people on low incomes through the Scottish Government benefit Winter Heating Payment.

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A new emergency energy and food voucher initiative to support Scotland's most vulnerable older people this winter has been launched by Age Scotland in partnership with SGN. The charity is hearing first-hand about the impact the cost-of-living crisis is having on older people, especially those living

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People on low income can apply for a one-off payment of £106 from the Highland Council’s City of Inverness Area Committee 2023/24 Winter Payments Scheme to help them with winter fuel bills. Leader of Inverness City and Area, Councillor Ian Brown, said: “If you live in the Aird and

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The Highland Council said it is continuing to explore external funding opportunities to help families in the region who experience disproportionately higher levels of fuel poverty than the rest of Scotland. External funding is targeted at households classed as fuel and extreme fuel poor and is avail

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Energy efficiency specialist Warmworks has set up a new office in Stornoway ahead of delivering insulation support to homes across the Western Isles. Warmworks will be responsible for administering the Heat and Energy Efficient Scotland: Area-Based Scheme (HEES:ABS) on behalf of Comhairle nan Eilean

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The innovative use of wind farm profits has earned Fyne Homes a fuel poverty award. The housing association, which is based on the Isle of Bute and manages 1,600 homes across Argyll, was honoured in the ‘Outstanding Tenant Support’ category at Energy Action Scotland’

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