Fuel Poverty

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Cruden directors David McEvoy (centre left) and Raymond McCafferty (centre right) are presented with Most Innovative Contractor Award A Retrofit App designed to assist social landlords reduce fuel poverty has helped Cruden Building & Renewals take home the prize for Most Innovative Contractor at

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The number of Scottish households in fuel poverty fell by around 15,000 between 2013 and 2014 but still represents 34.9 per cent of all households, according to a new report. A briefing update from the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe), estimated that there were 845,000 households livin

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A project to develop Scandinavian-style urban district heating networks in Scotland and another to make all of the country’s buildings warm, healthy and affordable to heat have been named on a shortlist of low carbon, future-proof engineering projects fit for the 21st Century and beyond. Speaking

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Energy giant Scottish Power has announced plans to cut standard domestic gas prices by an average of 5.4 per cent from mid-March, the third of the big suppliers to do so in the space of two weeks. The company said the reduction, which will take effect from March 15, would benefit more than one milli

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Scottish Labour has accused the SNP of planning to cut the country’s fuel poverty budget by up to £15 million in the next year. Last month, the Scottish Government committed £103m to improve energy efficiency and tackle fuel poverty in its Draft Budget 2016/17 which appeared to be an increase on

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The Scottish Government’s draft budget must show significant investment in energy efficiency as a National Infrastructure Priority to end the scourge of cold, leaky homes, according to a number of organisations. The call by CPAG Scotland, RCN Scotland, SCDI and the Existing Homes Alliance follows

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The Scottish Government has been issued with a ‘final demand’ to end fuel poverty by the national fuel poverty charity Energy Action Scotland. The letter, sent to all MSPs as well as to Scottish ministers yesterday, is a reminder that it is exactly one year until the statutory duty to end fuel p

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