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.
Published 14 January 2021
Ten charities have been successful in securing over £2 million of funding in the latest round of the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme, the Energy Saving Trust announced today.
Published 12 January 2021
Dundee City Council has announced help for households facing fuel poverty as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Published 12 January 2021
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is encouraging people to ‘save your energy’ as the charity launches its Big Energy Saving Month 2021 campaign.
Published 11 January 2021
Social enterprise The Wise Group has been chosen by Inverclyde Council to help lower home energy bills for 1,000 elderly residents in the area.
Published 8 January 2021
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is calling for greater investment in energy efficiency measures as demand for online advice soared as the weather turned cold.
Published 6 January 2021
As part of its commitment to promote and improve energy efficiency and reduce fuel poverty, Angus Council is working in partnership with Scarf (Save Cash and Reduce Fuel) on a project aimed at the area’s private sector housing.
Published 18 December 2020
The UK Government has published its Energy White Paper, which details plans for what the government describes as a fair and affordable transition to lower carbon power production, heating, industry and transportation.
Published 15 December 2020
A high-tech new heating system which will transform the way homes, businesses and public buildings in Clydebank are heated is now operational.
Published 10 December 2020
The Scottish Government has been urged to double its funding after new figures revealed more than 600,000 homes in Scotland are in fuel poverty.
Published 2 December 2020
Fife Council is launching its Stay (Warm) at Home campaign, which will run from November 27 until mid-February with a new theme every week, to raise awareness of the help and support available to households living in fuel poverty.
Published 26 November 2020
The Clyde Gateway regeneration programme will today break ground in Dalmarnock to install one of the country’s most innovative and sustainable heating systems – helping to reduce fuel poverty in the area following £2.1 million funding from SP Energy Networks’ Green Economy Fund.
Published 25 November 2020
A £4 million cashback grant scheme to encourage small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) to improve energy efficiency and install renewable heating has been launched by the Scottish Government.
Published 29 October 2020
A £4.5 million retrofit programme to reduce carbon emissions and boost the energy efficiency of 75 terraced homes in Paisley has been cancelled by Renfrewshire Council.
Published 28 October 2020
Families of disabled children will receive a new heating benefit from the Scottish Government by Christmas.
Published 27 October 2020