Fuel Poverty

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Tenants of Grampian Housing Association are being given the opportunity to make free electricity while the sun shines. An initiative, in partnership with Edison Energy, has seen solar panels installed on more than 400 of the Association’s houses in areas of Aberdeen city and throughout Aberdeenshi

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A new partnership has been unveiled to give housing officers across Scotland the information they need to help their tenants claim their smart meters, and start getting their gas and electricity under control. Smart Energy GB, the voice of Britain’s smart meter rollout, has announced a partnership

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Residents in the Orkney Islands are to benefit from a new smart-control energy system linking the renewable energy generated from wind turbines to the heating systems in their homes. Around 100 households in the islands are to trial the new scheme after the Rousay, Egilsay and Wyre Development Trust

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Almond Housing Association has been successful in securing continued Scottish Government People and Communities Funding for its energy advice project. The funding extension allows the Association to offer the Almond Energy Action service to tenants for another year.

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Councillors in Aberdeen have unanimously backed plans to expand the city’s heat network into the Torry community – offering hundreds of homes savings on their energy bills. The Combined Heat and Power scheme is expected to deliver low cost, low carbon energy to at least 350 homes in Torry as wel

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Residents of an Edinburgh housing estate are to benefit from cheaper energy bills after a new green energy scheme was given the go-ahead. People living in Dumbiedykes can look forward to lower costs after the Tower Power project received a funding award of £821,200 from the Scottish Government’s

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The Scottish Government has recently stated that it will not meet its target to end fuel poverty in Scotland. The chair of The Independent Scottish Fuel Poverty Strategic Working Group informed the Housing Minister that the fuel poverty target will not be met this year.

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Citizens Advice Scotland is calling on the UK government to delay the final deadline for rolling-out its new smart meter programme. A report by the charity's Consumer Futures Unit (CFU) suggests that the current deadline of 2020 is likely to cause problems for vulnerable consumers and increase the o

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Bill and Lillias Anderson say the improvements made to their home thanks to Warmworks have been ‘life changing’ With more than £200 million of support still available, the 2000th customer of a Scottish Government scheme to help vulnerable people trapped by fuel poverty has urged people to take

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