Energy Saving Trust



£10m made available for charities to support vulnerable energy consumers

The fifth round of the Ofgem Energy Redress Scheme will reopen for applications on August 19 with £10 million available, the largest amount being accessible to support vulnerable energy consumers.

Published 13 August 2019

Linstone on the right road with major expansion of eco-friendly Car Club

A car club which is driving up eco-friendly motoring in Renfrewshire has been given a huge boost.

Published 9 August 2019

Orkney Housing Association promotes new Electric Car Club

Orkney Housing Association held events to promote a brand new EV Car Club which will soon be available for tenants, residents and the wider community.

Published 6 August 2019

Plugged in Households Grant Fund workshops and webinar

As the deadline draws near for social housing providers, third sector and community organisations to procure the services of electric vehicle car clubs, free workshops and a webinar have been released to support prospective applicants develop their proposals in line with desired programme outcomes.

Published 17 July 2019

Electric car share funding for housing associations opens for second round

A second round of the Plugged-In Households Grant Fund has now opened, allowing more social housing providers, third sector and community organisations the chance to procure the services of electric vehicle car clubs.

Published 3 June 2019

Energy minister to visit inaugural Dcarbonise and 19th All-Energy

Scotland’s minister for energy, connectivity and the islands Paul Wheelhouse MSP will be visiting the inaugural Dcarbonise exhibition and conference and All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, on May 16.

Published 1 May 2019

Highland fuel poverty charity receives £56,000 from national funding pot

A Moray-based charity that aims to fight fuel poverty through its energy advice service and home visits is among seven UK charities to receive funding from the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme.

Published 29 March 2019

First of its kind energy advice contract goes live for housing sector

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.

Published 28 March 2019

Housing associations receive funding for electric car share schemes

Eight housing associations are to share a £510,000 investment from the Scottish Government towards electric hire car clubs to allow people to rent low-emission vehicles.

Published 21 March 2019

Scottish charities receive share of £2m energy redress fund

The Energy Saving Trust has awarded more than £2.1 million to 15 charities across the UK as part of the Energy Redress Scheme, which redistributes voluntary payments from UK energy companies.

Published 9 January 2019

Plugged-in Households Grant Fund launched by Energy Saving Trust

Energy Saving Trust is launching a new grant fund called Plugged-in Households.

Published 17 October 2018

£2.5m made available through energy redress scheme

Charitable organisations across Britain are being urged to get their applications ready as £2.5 million of funding becomes available in the next round of the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme.

Published 2 October 2018

Interest-free energy efficiency loan scheme extended

An interest-free loan offer designed to help registered social landlords progress their stock towards meeting the required Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH) has been extended until the end of August.

Published 3 August 2018

Scottish projects receive funding in first Energy Redress Scheme awards

A community heating network in Stirlingshire and an innovative cooking and lighting energy saving programme on Lewis are among six charity projects to have been awarded over £280,000 in funding for sustainable energy projects in the first round of grants from the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme.

Published 26 July 2018

Existing Homes Alliance leads 50 organisations in call for real Warm Homes Bill

The Scottish Government is in danger of failing to deliver a real Warm Homes Bill for Scotland, a group of 50 civil society and business organisations has warned.

Published 29 May 2018