Consumers will automatically receive compensation from today if they suffer energy switching errors or if suppliers are late in refunding credit when they leave. Ofgem said the new requirements, which will see customers awarded at least £30 compensation, have been introduced to give customers
A £24 million heating district network which will help to tackle fuel poverty has opened in Glenrothes. Designed by engineers WSP, the new low carbon heating system is the first 100% renewable, large-scale district heating network in Scotland.
A new report commissioned by the Scottish Government has suggested a new quango should set up to oversee its plans to fight fuel poverty and make buildings more energy efficient. Ministers want all homes north of the Border to reach certain standards by 2040 as part of its ambitious Energy Efficient
West Dunbartonshire-based social landlord Clydebank Housing Association (CHA) is to host a ‘smart heat’ knowledge sharing conference in June. The latest in the Smart Social Housing series of events, ‘Making Sense of Sensors’ will focus on the rise of smart heating and web ena
The Warmer Homes Scotland initiative has awarded a minimum of £38 million to managing agent Warmworks to continue to deliver the Scottish Government’s fuel poverty scheme over the next two years. The announcement comes as the 15,000th Warmer Homes customer welcomed a new gas central heat
Dundee City Council’s programme of energy efficiency measures will be extended to 350 more council and private homes at a cost of £3 million. Councillors will be told that houses in Benvie Road, Peddie Street, Law Crescent, Brownhill Street and Tummel Place/Dickson Avenue will receive th
Companies will have to pass new tougher tests before entering the energy market under new proposals announced by Ofgem. The energy watchdog said to apply for a licence to supply energy from June, applicants will need to demonstrate they can adequately fund their operations for their first year, outl
More than 100 people gathered for a special event in the North Glasgow community to celebrate the work supporting the Growing and Sustaining North Glasgow’s Green Legacy project. The celebration paid tribute to the tremendous work done by individuals, groups, schools and partner organisations
Around 800 tenants of Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) will soon benefit from better energy efficiency and lower heating costs thanks to investment of around £4 million over the next year to insulate and render their homes. The works are part of a two-year, £8m contract w
A project to help people in social housing get solar panels is to benefit from a share of £13.4 million of low carbon funding. The smart storage project in Aberdeenshire will enable residents in social housing to make the best use of solar panels.
North Lanarkshire Council has confirmed the appointment of regeneration specialist ENGIE for an extensive refurbishment programme on four sixteen-storey housing blocks in Coatbridge, worth a collective £18.5 million. Significant renovation work will be taking place at Blairgrove and Merryston