Fuel Poverty

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With commitment from all parties, fuel poverty in electrically heated multi-dwelling units can be addressed today: at minimal cost, writes David Stern. In her excellent article on the Scottish Housing News website this week (13 October 2020), Sandra Brydon (director, Home Group Scotland) highlighted

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The Scottish Government has approved an increase to grant funding for energy efficiency measures for eligible properties in rural towns throughout the Highlands. Aviemore, Carrbridge, Fort William, Grantown area, Tain, Thurso and Wick are all in line to benefit from the funds.

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The latest £6.7 million phase of an external wall insulation (EWI) programme in Dundee will provide warmer, more energy efficient homes at more than 740 properties, councillors heard last night at the investment was approved by the local authority. More than £46m has been spent across th

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Ex-rugby international Gareth Thomas is helping People’s Energy launch a new campaign to end fuel poverty. An estimated four million UK homes are currently living in fuel poverty. With the full financial fallout of COVID-19 not yet known, this figure is undoubtedly set to rise as households fa

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The Highland Council is calling on the UK Government to help resolve the inequity of fuel poverty experienced in the Highlands of Scotland where people pay more for fuel and energy than other regions in the UK. Council leader Cllr Margaret Davidson has written to the UK minister for business, energy

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Fuel-poor households are to benefit from a further £16 million investment to improve energy efficiency in their homes. The money will be used to improve insulation and install energy efficient heating systems, including those using renewable technology, contributing to Scotland’s net zer

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Sarah Stewart from Burness Paull considers the Scottish Government's Heat Networks Bill and its impact on the housing and heating industries. District heating, also known as a heat network, is a distribution system of insulated pipes that takes heat from a central source and delivers it to a number

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The Scottish Government has said it will invest nearly £1.6 billion to directly support up to 5,000 jobs and tackle fuel poverty as part of its plans to drive Scotland’s green recovery and end its contribution to climate change. Part of an enhanced Green New Deal, the investment wil

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Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) is providing assistance to those who are struggling with fuel poverty by offering fuel vouchers to local residents.  Using funding secured from the Scottish Government’s Supporting Communities Fund, via Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), HHP c

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The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) is encouraging its members with experience of heat networks to help the organisation inform its evidence to the Scottish Parliament on the Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill.

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East Lothian Council has today launched a new project which will offer affordable, sustainable and fair energy for all residents as part of a joint commitment to help eradicate fuel poverty. Powered by People’s Energy, the UK’s only community interest company energy supplier,&n

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