Fuel Poverty

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Willy Sinclair, financial inclusion co-ordinator at Thenue (left) with Alan Crawford of Home Energy Scotland Thenue Housing has announced a new link-up which will deliver advice to hundreds of tenants to help them save money and keep their homes warm.

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Fuel companies will no longer be able to charge bills for gas and electricity that was used more than twelve months earlier under new rules outlined by energy regulator Ofgem. Backbills can result from problems with a supplier’s billing system, or from suppliers estimating bills until they have an

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A Climate Change Plan which sets out in detail how Ministers intend to meet the target of reducing emissions by 66% by 2032 has been published by the Scottish Government. Scotland is already on track to meet the 2020 target to reduce emissions by 42% and the new Climate Change Plan sets out the Scot

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More than one in four older Scots with health conditions are struggling to pay their fuel bills, according to new research by Age Scotland. Six in 10 people aged 55 and older are concerned about rising fuel bills, according to the study released to coincide with Fuel Poverty Awareness Day today.

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Dawn Muspratt, founding chief executive, Our Power and Clyde Valley Housing Association resident Sheena Macvicar Edinburgh-based not for profit energy provider Our Power has stepped up its fight against fuel poverty with the launch of a new ethical energy tariff.

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Residents in Aberdeen are being given the opportunity to save money and improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Aberdeen City Council is encouraging eligible householders to take advantage of the Warmer Homes Aberdeen Scheme. The scheme offers free insulation upgrades to privately owned proper

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Councillors in Dundee are to discuss plans for the latest £1 million phase of an external wall insulation (EWI) programme on another 120 homes throughout the city. The neighbourhood services committee will hear on Monday that the work at Barnes Avenue will provide warmer, more energy efficient home

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Five million households could now save £115 a year on their energy bills after energy watchdog Ofgem announced it is to extend its safeguard tariff to almost one million vulnerable customers. The tariff, which stops suppliers from charging customers too much and ensures any price increase is justif

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The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has responded to the Scottish Government’s Fuel Poverty Strategy consultation by calling for it to show more ambition and commit to ending fuel poverty sooner. A government consultation on proposals to set a target to reduce fuel poverty to un

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With the previous target to eradicate fuel poverty by November 2016 dramatically missed, Shelter Scotland wants to see stronger ambition this time round. Yesterday marked the close of the Scottish Government consultation on a strategy to tackle fuel poverty.

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Housing campaigners are calling for the Scottish Government to introduce tougher targets to end fuel poverty. In responses to the government’s consultation, which ends at 5pm today, Shelter Scotland, the Chartered Institute for Housing (CIH) and the Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Off

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Peebles householders, businesses and community groups can benefit from a new energy cost reduction project that has been launched in the town. Change Works in Peebles aims to reduce gas and electricity usage and energy bills, improve warmth in local homes and trial new approaches to improve energy e

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A £60 million fund to help new technology and low carbon solutions be developed in Scotland is now open for business. The Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP), which is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), will fund large scale projects which support the amb

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