Draft legislation designed to lower the cost of energy bills for around 12 million households has been published by the UK government. The Draft Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariffs Cap) Bill will give energy regulator Ofgem the power to cap standard variable tariffs to households in England, Wales
(from left) Chris Carroll (SAC); Liz Marquis (Energy Agency); Councillor Arthur Spurling; Councillor Julie Dettbarn; Councillor Philip Saxton (portfolio holder for housing and customer services) and Andrew Filby (Energy Agency) on James Street in Tarbolton Major energy efficiency works to be carried
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to set up a state-owned not-for-profit energy company in Scotland to offer cheaper power to homeowners. The SNP leader told the party's conference yesterday that the company will sell energy to customers at "as close to cost price as possible".
Bob Holt Lakehouse has won a £44 million contract to carry out housing energy efficiency upgrades for Aberdeenshire Council.
Prime Minister Theresa May has renewed a commitment to introduce a cap on energy prices for customers on standard variable tariffs. During her eventful speech to the Tory Party Conference yesterday, Ms May once again pledged to limit the amount people pay for their energy through legislation althoug
Aerial view of Glasgow city centre with the River Clyde Glasgow has sufficient available vacant land to help alleviate fuel poverty in the city given the right technology and investment, according to scientists at the University of Strathclyde.
REHAU’s free District Heating workshops will be heading to Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh on Wednesday, October 4th, to offer consultants, contractors, local authorities, developers and housing associations the chance to find out more about the benefits and practicalities of District Heating. This is
The Scottish Government has pledged to establish an expert group together with a £50 million fund with the aim of eradicating homelessness for good. Announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon as she delivered her Programme for Government for 2017/18 to the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday, the ‘En
Sally Thomas The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has today outlined three key issues for its members ahead of the Programme for Government 2017–18 being unveiled.
The UK government has taken the first step in a £1 billion programme to give over 800,000 poorer households across England and Wales access to cheap solar electricity. International trade minister Greg Hands has welcomed £160 million of capital expenditure into UK renewable energy backed by Dutch
South Lanarkshire Council has agreed its key housing strategy for the next five years, with one of the main priorities to deliver on the council’s commitment to build 1,000 new council homes. The Local Housing Strategy 2017-2022 (LHS) sets out nine outcomes covering housing supply, quality and ene
Bob Doris and Maryhill resident George More than 5,000 households have saved an average of more than £400 on their energy bills in the last year thanks to the Warmer Homes Scotland scheme.
In the week Scotland’s newest bridge opens to traffic, campaigners are setting out the benefits of another big infrastructure project that would help to create a more socially-just and low-carbon future. Environmental organisation WWF Scotland and health charity the British Lung Foundation Scotlan
(from left) Marc Murphy, director of customer acquisition and marketing, Our Power; Carron Garmory, group finance director, Our Power; minister for local government and housing Kevin Stewart MSP; Dawn Muspratt, founding CEO, Our Power; Alister Steele, chairman, Our Power and Ash Denham, MSP Edinburg
(from left) SBHA CEO Julia Mulloy, home investment co-ordinator Drew Moore, Christine Grahame MSP, Paul Wheelhouse MSP and Kenny Lynn, director at contractor James Swinton and Co. MSPs Christine Grahame and Paul Wheelhouse paid a visit to a Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) project in Skir