Fuel Poverty

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Green Home Systems has been appointed to deliver energy saving measures to households across North Ayrshire Council as part of a national fuel poverty scheme. The appointment will bring Green Home Systems into partnership with North Ayrshire Council to deliver energy efficiency measures to residents

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In an effort to boost the support it provides to its tenants, Theune Housing has tripled its number of energy advisors. The Association said the move “couldn’t have come at a better time” with sky high bills still putting pressure on household budgets.

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Thousands of families of disabled children and young people received an additional £214.10 to help heat their homes this winter, according to the latest official statistics for Child Winter Heating Assistance. More than 26,000 payments worth £5.7 million were made for winter 2022/2023, &

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Solar batteries have been installed at a new affordable housing development in North Lanarkshire in a bid to tackle fuel poverty and climate change. Located at the Holehills Regeneration on Dykehead Road northeast of Airdrie town centre, 150 two and three-bedroom homes for social rent are replacing

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Almost 300 households in Dumfries will benefit from lower energy bills after Riverside Scotland secured £1.5 million of funding to make their homes more energy efficient. The seven-figure investment will see 294 homes, which were built almost a century ago, benefit from significant energy effi

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Wall insulation improvements are to continue in West Lothian in an effort to tackle energy costs and fuel poverty. HEEPS: ABS funding is provided by the Scottish Government to all councils to deliver energy efficiently improvement works, with a focus on solid wall insulation, to privately owned

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Tenants in more than 300 Osprey Housing homes across Aberdeenshire and Moray are benefitting from a £120,000 loft insulation programme now underway. The upgrades have been made possible by the Scottish Government’s Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme’s Social Housing Net

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An organisation leading the drive toward net zero is looking for more mentors from the housing sector to help the next generation develop carbon cutting solutions. Fuel Change is an organisation working with businesses and schools to enable apprentices and new graduates to help develop solutions to

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The Borders Housing Network (BHN) has announced a major expansion of the support offered to tenants struggling with energy costs, thanks to a grant from Scottish Borders Council’s Cost of Living Fund. BHN, comprising Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA), Eildon Housing Association (EHA), Sco

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Up to £30 million will be made available through the Fuel Insecurity Fund next year to help households who are at risk of self-rationing or self-disconnecting their energy use, first minister Humza Yousaf has announced.

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