New grant funding has been made available to households in Scotland for the installation of heat pumps and energy efficiency measures in their homes. As of today, homeowners can now apply for a standalone grant of £7,500 from the Home Energy Scotland Scheme to install heat pumps. Previously, a
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Immediate funding is being awarded to key energy advice organisations to make sure energy customers can access crucial support and advice to deal with rising energy bills and heating costs. More than £1.2 million will be distributed to help key agencies, including Advice Direct Scotland, Home
Edinburgh residents struggling with rising energy costs are being offered advice and support with their bills as part of a city-wide campaign aimed at helping those most in need.
Working with Home Energy Scotland, environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has developed and delivered bespoke Climate Emergency Training to staff, embedding carbon literacy into the expert practical advice they provide to help people reduce their carbon emissions and keep warm at home. Since
An additional £18 million will be available this year to help householders install energy efficient measures and reduce their heating bills, bringing the total support available through Home Energy Scotland to £50m in 2021-2022. People are being urged to seek support and advice from Home
A dedicated fund has distributed almost £300,000 to people struggling with fuel poverty during the winter months of lockdown in Dundee. Around 2500 low-income households across the city have been helped by Fuel Well Dundee, which launched at the start of the year.
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is encouraging people to ‘save your energy’ as the charity launches its Big Energy Saving Month 2021 campaign. The campaign encourages people to get energy advice, and focuses on five key consumer groups:
Dozens of misleading energy market adverts have been removed following a campaign by Trading Standards Scotland in an effort to protect Scots consumers.
Scarf has partnered with Home Energy Scotland to launch a new emergency hardship fund that aims to help the most vulnerable households across the North East access funds to help heat their homes in these difficult times. The Scarf Heat Fund will help provide instant access to heat for those most at
A campaign which aims to help people save money on their energy bills through free and impartial advice is being launched across the country today.
Highland Council has announced that it will be hosting energy efficiency events in Badenoch and Strathspey next week.
Nine Scottish SMEs have been awarded a place on Scotland Excel’s new Energy Advice Framework for services that will help citizens across the country who live in fuel poverty. This is the first time a national, public sector contract has been put in place for the delivery of face-to-face energy
Switching energy supplier could save each Scottish household more than £150 a year, with East Renfrewshire the local authority area where people are most likely to switch, new research has found. Figures released by Citizens Advice Scotland to mark the beginning of Big Energy Saving Week 2019
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.
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