Fuel Poverty

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Work is underway on the first phase of a £5 million programme to reduce the risk of fuel poverty among hundreds of households in Paisley. The phase one project will see more than 700 homes in the Gallowhill area benefit from measures to help residents save money on heating bills and make homes more

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Margaret Burgess Almost 2,000 of Scotland’s poorest households will benefit from a £5 million fund to make their homes cheaper to keep warm, housing minister Margaret Burgess has revealed.

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A new report is to explore how Scotland’s proud engineering tradition can be harnessed to tackle fuel poverty, improve public health, create jobs and slash carbon emissions. Commissioned by the Low Carbon Infrastructure Task Force, which includes key figures from engineering, finance, construction

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Housing minister Margaret Burgess The Scottish Rural Fuel Poverty Task Force is meeting for the first time in Inverness today, exploring the issues facing people from rural communities who are in fuel poverty.

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Mark Macmillan Renfrewshire Council is to be the first local authority in Scotland to set up a child poverty fighting fund after councillors unanimously approved the allocation of the scheme.

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Norman Kerr says the Scottish Government could do more to improve the energy efficiency of homes The debate raged on at the CIH Scotland Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty and Renewables event, supported by Forster Energy, as to whether the carrot or the stick is best at lifting Scotland’s households

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The people power of over 20,000 Scottish households has succeeded in unlocking group discounted electricity and gas offers in Scotland. The electricity and gas offers have been unlocked as part of the Big Energy Switch, a national group switching campaign run by Scotland’s newest consumer network,

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Mrs Burgess with George Adam MSP at the GWSF conference The Scottish Government has announced a new three year scheme to help low income owner-occupiers carry out essential repairs and energy efficiency improvements to their homes.

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Over 20,000 Scottish households have signed up to the Big Energy Switch campaign, reaching its original target set when the campaign launched four weeks ago. The consumer led national campaign run by Scotland’s newest consumer network One Big Switch aims to use people power to drive competition in

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A green cashback scheme which offers funding to housing associations and local authority landlords towards energy efficiency measures is to reopen after a £5 million investment pledge by the Scottish Government. The HEEPS: Cashback - Social Landlords Scheme forms part of the Scottish Government’s

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Margaret Rowe and her dog Glen Over 80 Port Glasgow homes are enjoying being connected to the gas network for the first time and are already benefitting from cheaper fuel bills and more efficient heating.

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Homeowners in North Lanarkshire are set for to benefit from warmer homes and cheaper bills after North Lanarkshire Council received £2.9 million to improve energy efficiency following a successful funding bid. Hundreds of homes in Cumbernauld, Coatbridge and Wishaw will benefit from the funding awa

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Councillors Thomas MacLennan (left) and Brian Murphy (third from left) with (second from left) Karen Maclean (The Highland Council) and (left - right) Glenn Harrison, Omar Ricketts, Steve Lauri and Sofia Riaz (all Eon) and Sheena Coull (Lochaber Housing Association) Works have been completed on 181

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