Fuel Poverty

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A £4 million support fund has been launched to help Scots struggling with their energy bills during the coronavirus lockdown. The Scottish Government scheme, which will be administered by national advice service Advice Direct Scotland, is designed to prevent households falling into fuel povert

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Legislation which will help cut emissions, reduce fuel poverty and create green jobs by accelerating the deployment of heat networks has been passed unanimously by the Scottish Parliament.

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Proposed legislation to encourage greater deployment of heat networks in Scotland in order to help reduce emissions from heating homes and buildings will be debated at Stage 3 in the Scottish Parliament today.  

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Wellhouse Housing Association (WHA) is working to help local residents stay warm this winter by sharing £1,000 among those unable to heat their homes. In a bid to reduce fuel poverty and ensure occupants are comfortable in their own homes, the community-led housing association based in greater

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Energy prices are set to rise by as much as £97 for millions of consumers in April as a result of changes in wholesale energy prices, regulator Ofgem said today. When wholesale prices fell sharply last year in the wake of the first lockdown, the level of the price cap fell by £

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Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is warning that fuel debt – being in debt to your energy supplier – is a growing concern for consumers as the latest data from the Citizens Advice network reveals a 13% increase in fuel debt advice as a proportion of all debt advice compared to November 202

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In this guest blog for CIH Scotland, Katy Syme talks about how Changeworks is supporting the housing sector to deliver on challenging targets and juggle competing priorities. Changeworks is Scotland’s leading environmental charity delivering solutions for low carbon living – a trusted ex

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Families in Govan have been given a winter warmer with news of a £200,000 energy boost for the community. The cash sum is to be used to employ energy advisors to help people slash their fuel bills.

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Households in the Highlands who are on low income and experiencing fuel insecurities as a result of COVID-19 can apply for a Fuel Support Fund from the Highland Council. The £270,000 Fuel Support Fund has been set up by the Council using Scottish Government funding which can be used flexibly t

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The Fuel Bank Foundation has become the first organisation to receive a share of the Scottish Government's £7 million Fuel Poverty Fund to tackle fuel poverty this winter. The foundation will receive £444,500 to extend its work, which includes providing same-day support to top up prepaym

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Dundee City Council has announced help for households facing fuel poverty as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Fuel Well Dundee Programme will support people on a low income whether they are in or out of work, on reduced incomes as a result of Covid-19, or are already experiencing fuel pover

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