Kingdom Housing Association is celebrating after winning a top accolade at Energy Action Scotland’s Fuel Poverty Awards. Energy adviser Derek Smith received the 'Exceptional People, Exceptional Times' award at the Scottish Fuel Poverty Conference for his work supporting Kingdom’s tenant
The Energy Saving Trust has today revealed 32 new charity-run projects that will receive funding through Ofgem's Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme. Each project will help lift households out of fuel poverty and enable them to transition to a low carbon future.
New indicators that will be used to monitor social landlords’ performance against Energy Efficiency Standard for Scottish Social Housing (EESSH) have been published by the Scottish Housing Regulator. Published following consultation with tenants, landlords, and others with an interest in
Scotland’s national chef Gary Maclean is backing a new campaign to help families struggling with rising fuel bills by providing tasty ways of keeping costs down. Masterchef: The Professionals champion Gary has teamed up with fuel poverty champions Energy Action Scotland (EAS) and Ruc
Argyll and Bute Council and Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) have welcomed the investment of £1.23 million from the UK Government’s Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund Demonstrator (SHDFD) project. ACHA will manage and deliver the project with support from SSE Energy Solutions
From this week, the homes of 50,000 UK households will be upgraded with green improvements from a £562 million fund, reducing carbon emissions and supporting thousands of green jobs across the country.
A report to Glasgow City Council has outlined how the Affordable Warmth programme in the city has delivered energy-efficiency improvements to homes that will result in a saving of almost 590,000 tonnes in carbon emissions.
A dedicated fund has distributed almost £300,000 to people struggling with fuel poverty during the winter months of lockdown in Dundee. Around 2500 low-income households across the city have been helped by Fuel Well Dundee, which launched at the start of the year.
North Lanarkshire Council has reduced the number of households living in fuel poverty by 4,000 over the past year, improving the lives of its tenants and residents and reducing its carbon emissions This year’s Scottish House Condition Survey results show the significant progress that the counc
The Existing Homes Alliance Scotland (EHA) has welcomed the announcement of additional funds for energy efficiency as part of budget negotiations, taking the total funding for domestic heat decarbonisation, energy efficiency and fuel poverty to £201 million for 2021/22. The Draft Scottish
A £4 million support fund has been launched to help Scots struggling with their energy bills during the coronavirus lockdown. The Scottish Government scheme, which will be administered by national advice service Advice Direct Scotland, is designed to prevent households falling into fuel povert
Edinburgh-based energy supplier People’s Energy Company is calling on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to provide more help for people struggling with fuel poverty in his Budget on March 3. The firm also wants to see further support for renewable energy programmes, including more funds for hou
Proposed legislation to encourage greater deployment of heat networks in Scotland in order to help reduce emissions from heating homes and buildings will be debated at Stage 3 in the Scottish Parliament today.