Fuel Poverty

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Gillian Martin MSP, the Scottish Government’s minister for energy and environment, and Consumer Scotland chief executive Sam Ghibaldan have urged the UK Government ahead of its Autumn Statement to support action to tackle fuel poverty in Scotland. In a letter to Amanda Solloway MP, minist

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Members of the Highland Council's Caithness Committee had an opportunity on Monday to look at the benefits the Wick District Heating project is providing to locals and to discuss the potential to expand the scheme so more properties across the town can be included. The current project is well underw

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The progress the Scottish Government has made against its Heat in Buildings Strategy has been set out in the annual Heat in Buildings Progress Report, which has been published today. During the past year, the Scottish Government has provided £170 million of funding through its Heat i

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Organisations have been invited to apply for funding in the latest round of the Ofgem Redress Scheme to help people with energy advice and decarbonisation projects. Today the Ofgem Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme (Energy Redress Scheme) opens for its sixth funding round.

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Views are being sought on the introduction of the Pension Age Winter Heating Payment, a new benefit to replace the UK Government’s Winter Fuel Payment in Scotland. The Scottish Government has previously committed to delivering the new payment on a like-for-like basis with the existing benefit.

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People in North Ayrshire facing crisis and struggling to make ends meet could be eligible for help paying household energy bills. Since last winter, North Ayrshire Council has supported thousands of residents by offering financial and practical support through its Energy Smart programme to help resi

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Councillors in Fife have approved a plan to continue providing crucial support to residents struggling with the cost of living this winter. Following last year’s coordinated winter support programme, councillors have agreed to a total of £1.84 million extra funding, to help people with t

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Vulnerable Scots have been urged not to miss out on £150 worth of help for their energy bills with the reopening of a UK Government scheme.

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JR Scaffold has been successful in securing its place as a delivery partner on the supply chain for the next phase of the Scottish Government’s Warmworks initiative. It follows the Paisley-based scaffold and construction firm's success in phase one of the project over the last five years.

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Funds gathered through the latest round of the Ofgem Redress Scheme are being distributed to organisations across Great Britain to provide energy advice, support decarbonisation projects and develop innovative energy-focused services and products. The Ofgem Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme (

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With winter on the horizon, the Scottish Government is launching a revamped programme to improve the homes of people living in fuel poverty. Warmer Homes Scotland is being relaunched with more funding and more help for households to install a climate-friendly heating system. Since its launch in 2015

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A strategy to drive Scotland’s fair and just transition away from fossil fuels will be published by next summer, the Scottish Government has revealed. Energy minister Gillian Martin announced the timeline as the consultation responses to the draft Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan, and

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