Energy efficiency



Edinburgh commits £3m towards warmer private homes

The City of Edinburgh Council is to spend at least £3.3 million to make private homes across the capital warmer, more environmentally friendly and cheaper to heat.

Published 7 April 2015

£14m loan scheme launched to help tackle fuel poverty

Scotland’s most vulnerable households will receive help to make their homes cheaper to heat following a £103 million investment to tackle fuel poverty.

Published 7 April 2015

105 more Midlothian homes to receive energy efficient insulation

Melville Housing Association, Midlothian’s largest registered social landlord, is to fit an additional 105 homes in Mayfield with energy efficient insulation, making them both warmer and significantly cheaper to run.

Published 7 April 2015

Cube starts £11m project to cut tenants’ fuel bills

Three communities in Glasgow will benefit from a massive £11 million investment to make homes more energy efficient.

Published 27 March 2015

Fife Council commits over £70m to keep homes warm, dry and safe

A record investment of over £70 million has been unveiled to help improve Fife’s council homes over the next year.

Published 24 March 2015

Stirling Council reaches 700th solar panel milestone

Council housing in Stirling continues to become more environmentally friendly and energy efficient after the 700th installation of solar panels took place this week.

Published 24 March 2015

Light bulb moment for sheltered housing residents

People living in a Motherwell sheltered housing complex are feeling much brighter thanks to a new range of energy efficient lights.The project at Kerr Grieve Court is part of a drive by North Lanarkshire Council to make council homes and communal areas more energy efficient.

Published 20 March 2015

North Lanarkshire energy team shortlisted for housing award

North Lanarkshire Council’s energy team has been recognised as one of the best in Britain.The Local Homes team who provide heating solutions, repairs and energy saving tips for council tenants has been shortlisted for the Maintaining High Quality Homes award by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) and Inside Housing magazine.

Published 19 March 2015

Dundee housing convener visits energy efficiency project

A Dundee city councillor has visited an £3.5 million energy efficiency project being delivered by SSE in the city’s Woodside area.John Alexander, convener of Dundee City Council’s housing committee, met homeowners David and Anne Keen, who live in Woodside Terrace, and whose house has benefitted from external insulation.

Published 19 March 2015

£21m for community ownership of energy projects

A local heat storage initiative by Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association is one of five projects across Scotland to benefit from more than £20 million in funding that will help reshape how energy is delivered and used in communities throughout the country.

Published 18 March 2015

SES saves Abertay residents up to £460 on energy bills

A group of Abertay Housing Association tenants have benefitted from a reduction in annual heating bills thanks to the work of a Dundee-based energy efficiency installation contractor.

Published 10 March 2015