Fuel Poverty

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Campaigners are marking three months to Scotland’s fuel poverty deadline by calling for a three point plan to improve the energy efficiency of the nation’s cold and leaky homes. Members of the Existing Homes Alliance have urged the Scottish Government to redouble efforts by introducing new inves

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Teresa Bray To coincide with the announcement of Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Programme pilots, which is expected any day now, Changeworks is developing a series of insight papers to inform the debate on how to best deliver the programme.

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More than £25 million has been spent on energy efficiency measures in Dundee homes in the past three years with another £3m in the pipeline. The figures are revealed in reports set to go before councillors next week which detail progress towards the city’s drive to provide warm, high quality, af

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GHA is to hold a series of community events to share information on an innovative £4.3 million district heating scheme in the south side of Glasgow. The new energy centre in Hillpark Drive Pollokshaws, will provide 350 homes with heating and hot water and save hundreds of GHA tenants money on their

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Nearly one third of over-60s living in the UK have to make major sacrifices in the face of rising costs for heating, food and luxuries, new research has found. A study conducted by retirement property website Homewise revealed that around 12 per cent of over-60s say they cannot afford to heat their

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A “fuel bank” which offers pre-pay meter vouchers to those struggling to afford to light and heat their homes has opened in Glasgow. The initiative, which gives people who are suffering from food poverty pre-payment meter vouchers for gas or electricity, is available at Glasgow South East Foodba

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Measures by Ofgem to deliver a more competitive and fairer energy market are “a step in the right direction” towards helping poorest consumers but more needs to be done to help people in fuel poverty, Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has said. Yesterday the energy regulator said four million pre-p

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Tenants of Grampian Housing Association are being given the opportunity to make free electricity while the sun shines. An initiative, in partnership with Edison Energy, has seen solar panels installed on more than 400 of the Association’s houses in areas of Aberdeen city and throughout Aberdeenshi

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A new partnership has been unveiled to give housing officers across Scotland the information they need to help their tenants claim their smart meters, and start getting their gas and electricity under control. Smart Energy GB, the voice of Britain’s smart meter rollout, has announced a partnership

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Residents in the Orkney Islands are to benefit from a new smart-control energy system linking the renewable energy generated from wind turbines to the heating systems in their homes. Around 100 households in the islands are to trial the new scheme after the Rousay, Egilsay and Wyre Development Trust

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Almond Housing Association has been successful in securing continued Scottish Government People and Communities Funding for its energy advice project. The funding extension allows the Association to offer the Almond Energy Action service to tenants for another year.

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