Fuel Poverty

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Energy suppliers have been banned from forcibly installing prepayment meters for people over 75 with no support in their house and homes with children aged under 2, thanks to new protections put in place by Ofgem. The energy regulator has today confirmed that the Code of Practice for the involuntary

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Environmental charity Changeworks has achieved its biggest impact to date in reducing carbon emissions and helping people in need of energy advice, a new report has revealed. In the context of the accelerating climate emergency and energy crisis, Changeworks’ goal to decarbonise Scotland&rsquo

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Community groups and organisations who would like to offer support to residents in their local area over the winter months are being invited to attend workshops to help them develop their applications to Perth and Kinross Council’s Warm Welcome Fund (formerly known as the Cost-of-Living Commu

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The progress made by local authorities across Scotland to develop their own energy projects has been outlined in new league tables published by the STUC. The ‘Public Power League’ tables, which show Aberdeenshire topping the capacity chart with 226 megawatts of energy, aim to show the pr

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Energy efficiency organisation Changeworks has partnered with local authorities to deliver £13.6 million worth of major home improvements to households in or at risk of fuel poverty. Working alongside seven local authorities, Changeworks improved the energy efficiency of 1,587 homes, helping h

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More than 30 of the UK's largest housing associations have written to ministers to call for more targeted support to protect millions of people expected to struggle with their energy bills this winter.

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Fuel poverty rates have doubled among pensioners in Scotland over the last two years according to new research from Age Scotland. The charity’s largest national housing survey of older people identified that 39% of over 65s are living in fuel poverty in 2023, compared to the last available set

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A package of energy-saving improvements is making a real difference to Waverley Housing tenants’ energy bills. Under a project delivered by Warmworks in partnership with Waverley, tenants are seeing a sharp decrease in energy bills, in one case dropping from £8 per day to £6 per we

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The Ofgem Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme (Energy Redress Scheme) opened yesterday for its fifth funding round. A total of £3 million is available for charities and community energy groups – including community interest companies, co-operative societies and community benefit soc

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