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Orkney Housing Association held events to promote a brand new EV Car Club which will soon be available for tenants, residents and the wider community. The Association was successful in bidding for the Scotland-wide Plugged-in Households Grant Fund which is funded by Transport Scotland and administer

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As the deadline draws near for social housing providers, third sector and community organisations to procure the services of electric vehicle car clubs, free workshops and a webinar have been released to support prospective applicants develop their proposals in line with desired programme outcomes.

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A second round of the Plugged-In Households Grant Fund has now opened, allowing more social housing providers, third sector and community organisations the chance to procure the services of electric vehicle car clubs. £500,000 is available for social housing providers and third sector organisa

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Scotland’s minister for energy, connectivity and the islands Paul Wheelhouse MSP will be visiting the inaugural Dcarbonise exhibition and conference and All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, on May 16. Mr Wheelhouse will deliver a ke

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A Moray-based charity that aims to fight fuel poverty through its energy advice service and home visits is among seven UK charities to receive funding from the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme. The Energy Saving Trust has awarded £470,456 to seven charities across the UK as part of the

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Nine Scottish SMEs have been awarded a place on Scotland Excel’s new Energy Advice Framework for services that will help citizens across the country who live in fuel poverty. This is the first time a national, public sector contract has been put in place for the delivery of face-to-face energy

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Eight housing associations are to share a £510,000 investment from the Scottish Government towards electric hire car clubs to allow people to rent low-emission vehicles. The Plugged-in Households Grant Fund will support the associations to procure the services of car clubs.

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The Energy Saving Trust has awarded more than £2.1 million to 15 charities across the UK as part of the Energy Redress Scheme, which redistributes voluntary payments from UK energy companies. Five Scotland-based charities such as Greener Kirkcaldy, Iona Renewables and Clackmannanshire Citizens

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Energy Saving Trust is launching a new grant fund called Plugged-in Households. Not-for-profit housing associations and co-operatives in Scotland can apply for grant funding to procure the services of a zero emission car club, for use by their tenants, themselves and the wider local community. A car

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Charitable organisations across Britain are being urged to get their applications ready as £2.5 million of funding becomes available in the next round of the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme. Energy Saving Trust, which was appointed by Ofgem to manage distribution of the funds to eligible c

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An interest-free loan offer designed to help registered social landlords progress their stock towards meeting the required Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH) has been extended until the end of August. The HEEPS RSL Loan is backed by the Scottish Government and allows suitable hous

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A community heating network in Stirlingshire and an innovative cooking and lighting energy saving programme on Lewis are among six charity projects to have been awarded over £280,000 in funding for sustainable energy projects in the first round of grants from the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress S

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The Scottish Government is in danger of failing to deliver a real Warm Homes Bill for Scotland, a group of 50 civil society and business organisations has warned. In a joint statement issued today the group calls on ministers and MSPs to create a law that will end fuel poverty, create new jobs and i

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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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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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