The collapse of energy supplier Our Power sent a shockwave through the Scottish housing sector. Prop-tech entrepreneur Stephen Henesy of Helpthemove believes technology and utilities are still key to unlocking new revenue streams for housing associations looking to benefit their tenants. The failure
Neil Clapperton, CEO of Grampian Housing Association, reflects on the collapse of Our Power, the housing association-backed energy provider. Our Power was an amazing creature, a utility with a heart, an energy supplier that cared for those on the margins, households in fuel poverty. It was the brain
Housing association-backed energy provider Our Power has formally gone into administration in a move that puts 68 jobs at risk. The appointment of Blair Nimmo and Alistair McAlinden of KPMG follows last month's announcement that the company had ceased trading.
Housing association-backed energy provider Our Power has ceased trading. Directors at the not-for-profit company said the decision was taken “with heartfelt regret” and blamed a “very difficult” and “highly volatile” energy market.
More than 270 River Clyde Homes customers are enjoying cheaper energy having switched to not-for-profit energy supplier Our Power. River Clyde Homes is a partner in the new energy supply company that aims to cut millions of pounds from bills in some of Scotland's most disadvantaged communities.
Smart meters from Our Power have been rolled in the Outer Hebrides with further installations scheduled to take place in the coming weeks. Around eight installations were carried out in South Uist with plans to install 24 more meters in Lewis by the end of September.
A new community organisation has been launched to offer cheaper electricity to those most in need after a survey found that more than a third of Scots (36%) admit to living in fuel poverty. Research from community-owned renewable energy assets manager Mongoose Energy and not-for-profit energy suppli
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.
Alister Steele, chair and co-founder of Our Power Not-for-profit energy supplier Our Power said it intends to reduce levels of fuel poverty and create 200 jobs in areas of high unemployment after securing more than £4.4 million in funding.
Not for profit energy supplier, Our Power has partnered with Money Advice Scotland to tackle the issue of fuel poverty among customers who heat their homes by electric storage heating and are tied into using Restricted Meters. Our Power has launched a variable tariff that offers a fairer energy pric
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- Help tackle fuel poverty and receive a potential financial return of 6.5% per annum - Not-for-profit energy supplier Our Power has launched a Social Purpose Bond in the market via Ethex – the positive savings and investment platform that makes it easy to make money do good.
Scottish not-for-profit energy supplier Our Power has launched a Social Purpose Bond which it says will allow it to increase its market share and deliver its social impact. The Edinburgh-based company has secured £10 million to date in debt finance and is bringing a three-year, unsecured bond via t
Not-for-profit energy supplier Our Power has launched a new low-cost 12 month fixed-term tariff. This new tariff is available to everyone to switch to and is priced to be within the top ten lowest tariffs in Scotland. The fixed rate tariff is available now and will go live on 1st October – custome
(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
Staff from the Fife Housing Association Alliance have taken part in a joint event aimed at helping tenants and customers who are struggling to meet their household bills on small incomes. Employees from housing associations Fife, Glen, Kingdom and Ore Valley attending the joint continued professiona