Fuel Poverty

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Work to construct West Dunbartonshire Council’s new high-tech heating system in Clydebank has officially begun. The £15 million project, which is part of the regeneration of the former John Brown Shipyard, will see the area’s homes, businesses and some public buildings heated by water taken fro

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More than 1,000 affordable new homes will be built in Dundee between now and 2021, according to a new report set to be agreed by councillors next week. The figures are revealed in Dundee City Council’s Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) which also highlights the “good progress” being mad

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Hillcrest Group chairperson Alan Russell with Gemma Macgregor and Euan Hird, both of HEAT An energy advice team that aims to reduce fuel poverty and keep housing association tenants warm over winter were delighted to scoop a top industry award.

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Price protection for 11 million customers on poor value default tariffs will come into force on 1 January 2019, Ofgem has confirmed. Ofgem has set the final level of the price cap, following the regulator’s statutory consultation published on September 6, at £1137 per year for a typical dual fuel

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The 14,000 Scottish homes which use coal as their main form of heating must switch to cleaner alternatives if Scotland is to hit its ambitious climate change targets, according to industry body Scottish Renewables. A home heated by coal emits up to five times more carbon than one heated using a mode

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More than 270 River Clyde Homes customers are enjoying cheaper energy having switched to not-for-profit energy supplier Our Power. River Clyde Homes is a partner in the new energy supply company that aims to cut millions of pounds from bills in some of Scotland's most disadvantaged communities.

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CIH Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to be realistic and clear about the resources needed to achieve a new fuel poverty target. The government’s Fuel Poverty Bill sets out proposals for a new statutory target to reduce fuel poverty to no more than 5% of households in Scotland by 2040. It

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A new energy price cap will not be applicable to customers on three in ten dual-fuel deals, some of which cost almost £200 more than the cap per year for a medium energy user, a consumer group has warned. Research by Which? looked at all energy deals available and identified more than 70 fixed deal

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Almost seven in ten Scots living in rural areas support the use of onshore wind energy, a new poll has found. The independent survey is the first to focus specifically on what people living outside urban areas think of renewable energy developments.

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A district heating network is set to service a new housing development in Edinburgh. Located on Greendykes Road, Craigmillar, the development is being constructed on behalf of the City of Edinburgh Council comprising 75 affordable homes and is set to be complete in early 2019.

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A new report has highlighted the use of expensive electric heating among low income households and the difficulty many have accessing support to switch to cheaper fuel sources. Research by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) found that as many as 11% of Scottish households are using electric heating, whi

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(from left) Cllr Tweed, James McGrory, Cllr Martin Earl, John McIntyre (A.C Whyte site manager), and Jennifer Phin (managing director of A.C Whyte) A joint initiative between Stirling Council and the Scottish Government has helped increase the heat for more than 1,000 homes across the area.

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Neil Clapperton, Peter Kennedy and Craig Stirrat of Grampian Housing Association recieving the Eco Hero Award from sponsor Terri Vogt, project manager, Circular North East Grampian Housing Association is celebrating its win of the Eco Hero award in the Northern Star Business Awards in recognition of

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New research by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has revealed the challenges faced by those Scots who use oil to heat their homes. A quarter of households in the Highlands and Islands use oil heating, while the figure for Scotland as a whole is 6%.

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