Energy regulator Ofgem has today announced a significant reduction of the energy price cap for the second quarter of 2024, though a charity is stressing that prices are still too high for many households.
Ruchazie Housing Association is to continue to support its residents by helping cut the costs of fuel bills for their tenants after it received funding from the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) for two separate rounds of funding.
Scarf, the social enterprise dedicated to alleviating fuel poverty and championing energy efficiency across the north east of Scotland, is inviting local authorities across Scotland to contact them to find out more about Scarf’s delivery of the fourth version of the Energy Company Obliga
Blanket UK-wide schemes intended to support households with the rising cost of living were not sufficiently ‘rural-proofed’ and did not meet the needs of remote communities in Scotland that face a ‘rural premium’, a committee on MPs has warned.
As freezing temperatures hit Scotland, new analysis has found that 38% of households in Scotland have described their energy bills as unaffordable and a further 51% describe them as only ‘somewhat affordable’.
Tens of thousands of people in Scotland have been forced onto pay-as-you-go energy meters against their will, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has suggested. The charity analysed polling from the research company YouGov and estimated that around 23,936 people were forced onto an elec
Energy regulator Ofgem has today granted permission for companies to resume the forced installation of prepayment meters (PPMs) to the homes of customers almost a year after the practice was suspended. Scottish Power, EDF and Octopus can now install prepayment meters with a warrant, or a smart
A new emergency energy and food voucher initiative to support Scotland's most vulnerable older people this winter has been launched by Age Scotland in partnership with SGN. The charity is hearing first-hand about the impact the cost-of-living crisis is having on older people, especially those living