Angus Council has confirmed that £200,000 additional funding is now available through the Angus HeatWell (Round 2) Scheme.
Wall insulation improvements are to continue in West Lothian in an effort to tackle energy costs and fuel poverty. HEEPS: ABS funding is provided by the Scottish Government to all councils to deliver energy efficiently improvement works, with a focus on solid wall insulation, to privately owned
Tenants in more than 300 Osprey Housing homes across Aberdeenshire and Moray are benefitting from a £120,000 loft insulation programme now underway. The upgrades have been made possible by the Scottish Government’s Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme’s Social Housing Net
An organisation leading the drive toward net zero is looking for more mentors from the housing sector to help the next generation develop carbon cutting solutions. Fuel Change is an organisation working with businesses and schools to enable apprentices and new graduates to help develop solutions to
The Borders Housing Network (BHN) has announced a major expansion of the support offered to tenants struggling with energy costs, thanks to a grant from Scottish Borders Council’s Cost of Living Fund. BHN, comprising Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA), Eildon Housing Association (EHA), Sco
Up to £30 million will be made available through the Fuel Insecurity Fund next year to help households who are at risk of self-rationing or self-disconnecting their energy use, first minister Humza Yousaf has announced.
The Citizens Advice network in Scotland helped people with energy issues more than 12,000 times in February, new data from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has revealed. In total, the CAB network issued advice on gas and electricity 12,386 times in February. Gas and electricity remained the single top
The Energy Price Guarantee, which caps typical energy bills at £2,500, will be maintained at the same level for a further three months over April, May, and June, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced yesterday as part of his Spring Budget.
One-third of domestic energy consumers did not manage well financially during the winter, new research shows.
Harbour Homes has received an award from The National Lottery Community Fund to help tenants of seven housing associations with fuel poverty and energy efficiency during the cost of living crisis. Harbour Homes, along with six other landlords that make up the ARCHIE alliance, own and manage 6,000 so
Organisations share £9.7m to support people through energy crisis and boost carbon reduction initiatives
The Ofgem Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme has awarded £9.7 million in grants to 33 organisations across England, Scotland and Wales in its latest funding round.
The Energy Price Guarantee (EPG) should be maintained at its current level for a further three months, Consumer Scotland has said.
Ollie Gray, business development director at Charis, asks whether we are better off or worse off this spring when it comes to our energy bills. Unfortunately, despite falling wholesale costs, the average household bill is still set to rise to £3000 in April, and many will need to be tight
Hundreds of Highland households worried about rising fuel bills and the cost of living have been given much needed support from Albyn Housing Society this winter, through the housing association’s Fuel Support Fund. More than £85,000 worth of vouchers and equipment have been distributed
Age Scotland has called on the UK government to extend its energy support scheme in order to protect older people who are going to be faced with significantly higher bills in April. Responding to the announcement that the amount suppliers can charge households for energy has been cut by the regulato