Fuel Poverty

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Residents in Aberdeen are being given the opportunity to save money and improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Aberdeen City Council is encouraging eligible householders to take advantage of the Warmer Homes Aberdeen Scheme. The scheme offers free insulation upgrades to privately owned proper

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Councillors in Dundee are to discuss plans for the latest £1 million phase of an external wall insulation (EWI) programme on another 120 homes throughout the city. The neighbourhood services committee will hear on Monday that the work at Barnes Avenue will provide warmer, more energy efficient home

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Five million households could now save £115 a year on their energy bills after energy watchdog Ofgem announced it is to extend its safeguard tariff to almost one million vulnerable customers. The tariff, which stops suppliers from charging customers too much and ensures any price increase is justif

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The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has responded to the Scottish Government’s Fuel Poverty Strategy consultation by calling for it to show more ambition and commit to ending fuel poverty sooner. A government consultation on proposals to set a target to reduce fuel poverty to un

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With the previous target to eradicate fuel poverty by November 2016 dramatically missed, Shelter Scotland wants to see stronger ambition this time round. Yesterday marked the close of the Scottish Government consultation on a strategy to tackle fuel poverty.

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Housing campaigners are calling for the Scottish Government to introduce tougher targets to end fuel poverty. In responses to the government’s consultation, which ends at 5pm today, Shelter Scotland, the Chartered Institute for Housing (CIH) and the Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Off

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Peebles householders, businesses and community groups can benefit from a new energy cost reduction project that has been launched in the town. Change Works in Peebles aims to reduce gas and electricity usage and energy bills, improve warmth in local homes and trial new approaches to improve energy e

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A £60 million fund to help new technology and low carbon solutions be developed in Scotland is now open for business. The Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP), which is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), will fund large scale projects which support the amb

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Dane Ralston, director at iOpt Assets An internet of things (IoT) initiative underway in Renfrewshire is helping to tackle fuel poverty in social housing and could save local authorities millions of pounds on property management and repair bills.

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Failing to switch energy supplier may have cost 860,000 Scottish households more than £1,500 each over the past six years – the equivalent of more than half a year of the UK’s average weekly shopping trips, according to new statistics. Figures from Ofgem, published for Big Energy Saving Week, h

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Ambitious plans to make Clydebank the “greenest town in Scotland” have taken another step forward after councillors agreed a deal to purchase land to build a District Heating Network energy centre. Councillors agreed to release £450,000 to buy the required land from Clydeside Regeneration Limit

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The Scottish Government hosted an energy summit yesterday to challenge the ‘big six’ energy suppliers to do more to help people who are struggling to pay their energy bills. The summit, which was attended by energy suppliers alongside Ofgem and consumer groups, discussed measures to help custome

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