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.
Published 18 March 2019
Neil Clapperton, CEO of Grampian Housing Association, reflects on the collapse of Our Power, the housing association-backed energy provider.
Published 21 February 2019
Housing association-backed energy provider Our Power has formally gone into administration in a move that puts 68 jobs at risk.
Published 4 February 2019
Housing association-backed energy provider Our Power has ceased trading.
Published 28 January 2019
More than 270 River Clyde Homes customers are enjoying cheaper energy having switched to not-for-profit energy supplier Our Power.
Published 2 November 2018
Smart meters from Our Power have been rolled in the Outer Hebrides with further installations scheduled to take place in the coming weeks.
Published 25 September 2018
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.
Published 21 March 2018
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.
Published 22 February 2018
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.
Published 3 January 2018
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.
Published 22 December 2017
Advertorial: Exciting opportunity to invest in Our Power – Scotland’s not-for-profit energy supplier
- Help tackle fuel poverty and receive a potential financial return of 6.5% per annum -
Published 8 November 2017
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.
Published 26 October 2017
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.
Published 20 September 2017
Minister for local government and housing Kevin Stewart MSP visited not-for-profit energy supplier Our Power to hear of the progress and impact the company had made across Scotland since entering the energy market in 2016.
Published 25 August 2017
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.
Published 31 May 2017