SBHA staff Mike Wagner and Nicola McIlwraith Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) is to tackle fuel poverty after it was successful in winning a grant from the Scottish Government.
Mark Macmillan Renfrewshire Council is to be the first local authority in Scotland to set up a child poverty fighting fund after councillors unanimously approved the allocation of the scheme.
Norman Kerr says the Scottish Government could do more to improve the energy efficiency of homes The debate raged on at the CIH Scotland Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty and Renewables event, supported by Forster Energy, as to whether the carrot or the stick is best at lifting Scotland’s households
The people power of over 20,000 Scottish households has succeeded in unlocking group discounted electricity and gas offers in Scotland. The electricity and gas offers have been unlocked as part of the Big Energy Switch, a national group switching campaign run by Scotland’s newest consumer network,
Government to make improving energy efficiency of Scotland’s homes a ‘National Infrastructure Priority’
Aileen McLeod Reducing energy bills and fighting fuel poverty will be at the heart of the Scottish Government’s efforts to tackle climate change as ministers announced a comprehensive new package of measures covering transport, environment and energy.
Mrs Burgess with George Adam MSP at the GWSF conference The Scottish Government has announced a new three year scheme to help low income owner-occupiers carry out essential repairs and energy efficiency improvements to their homes.
Over 20,000 Scottish households have signed up to the Big Energy Switch campaign, reaching its original target set when the campaign launched four weeks ago. The consumer led national campaign run by Scotland’s newest consumer network One Big Switch aims to use people power to drive competition in
A green cashback scheme which offers funding to housing associations and local authority landlords towards energy efficiency measures is to reopen after a £5 million investment pledge by the Scottish Government. The HEEPS: Cashback - Social Landlords Scheme forms part of the Scottish Government’s
Margaret Rowe and her dog Glen Over 80 Port Glasgow homes are enjoying being connected to the gas network for the first time and are already benefitting from cheaper fuel bills and more efficient heating.
Homeowners in North Lanarkshire are set for to benefit from warmer homes and cheaper bills after North Lanarkshire Council received £2.9 million to improve energy efficiency following a successful funding bid. Hundreds of homes in Cumbernauld, Coatbridge and Wishaw will benefit from the funding awa
Councillors Thomas MacLennan (left) and Brian Murphy (third from left) with (second from left) Karen Maclean (The Highland Council) and (left - right) Glenn Harrison, Omar Ricketts, Steve Lauri and Sofia Riaz (all Eon) and Sheena Coull (Lochaber Housing Association) Works have been completed on 181
Nine out of ten Scots think the Scottish Government should have full responsibility for energy policy matters in Scotland, a survey of over 12,000 consumers has found. The survey was taken by households who have joined the Big Energy Switch campaign, a Scotland-wide people power campaign to cut the
A survey of over 11,000 Scottish consumers has found that more than one in three Scottish households are suffering from fuel poverty. The survey was taken by households who have joined the Big Energy Switch campaign, a Scotland-wide people power campaign to cut the cost of electricity and gas in Sco
GHA chair Gordon Sloan and tenant Kathleen James raise a cup to celebrate the success of the solar panel project A project to fit 500 GHA homes with solar panels has been hailed a success after saving tenants £388,000 on their energy bills.
(left to right) Stuart McMillan MSP, Carol Aitken of Scottish Gas and far right Willie Croft of River Clyde Homes, with residents Stuart McMillan MSP has praised a £9 million scheme to make 500 homes more energy efficient in Greenock.