Fuel Poverty

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Wheatley Homes Glasgow has started work on a £1.6 million programme to make homes more energy efficient and reduce heating bills. People living in 36 homes in Drumchapel could see their heating bills cut by 88% thanks to the innovative energy-efficiency work being carried out by the social lan

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A second phase of a heat network in the community of Torry was approved yesterday which will provide an additional almost 570 homes and a new school with lower-cost energy. The £10 million Torry Heat Network will supply heat for the three high rises at Morven Court, Brimmond Court, and Grampia

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New support for households, businesses and public sector organisations facing rising energy bills in Great Britain and Northern Ireland has been unveiled today. Through a new Government Energy Bill Relief Scheme, the UK Government will provide a discount on wholesale gas and electricity prices for a

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The UK Government is being urged by the devolved governments to fund its cap on energy prices through a windfall tax, not higher borrowing. In a joint letter to the new Chancellor of the Exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng, deputy First Minister John Swinney is joined by finance ministers from Wales and Northe

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A £1 million fuel support programme will be rolled out to hard-pressed Glasgow households from next month. The Glasgow Fuel Support Project will help individuals and families with top-up payments, and advice and assistance, as well as some debt support.

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Up to 11,000 Dundee households facing fuel poverty are set to receive a payment to help with their energy costs. Fuel Well Dundee has funding totalling over £1 million available to support people on a low income or who are already experiencing fuel poverty, with energy costs as well as energy

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Langstane Housing Association chief executive Helen Gauld has revealed that the cost of living crisis has seen tenants request to have their gas heating turned off because they they can’t afford the rising bills. The housing association, which has thousands of residents in Aberdeen, Aberd

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Three years after a trio of fuel-poverty fighting superheroes first battled big bills and the villainous Coldemort, the Heroes have returned once again – in Hillcrest’s HEAT Heroes Vol. 2 comic activity book. Following the success of the first comic book, and in the face of spiralling en

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With soaring energy bills and the cost of living crisis severely affecting social housing tenants across Scotland, financial support has been announced for housing associations and co-operatives to help tenants who are in, or at risk of, fuel poverty. Cabinet secretary for net zero, energy and trans

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Energy regulator Ofgem has today announced that the price cap for energy bills will increase to £3,549 per year for dual fuel for an average household from 1 October 2022, an 80% increase on February’s price cap. Ofgem said the increase reflects the continued rise in global wholesal

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A new report published today illustrates a record level of activity over the past year for an initiative aimed at helping Orkney homes to be warmer and more energy efficient. The Energy Efficient Scotland: Area-Based Scheme (EES:ABS) in Orkney, managed by the local Warmworks team in Kirkwall on beha

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