Fuel poverty



Ninety per cent of Scots consumers support energy policy devolution

Nine out of ten Scots think the Scottish Government should have full responsibility for energy policy matters in Scotland, a survey of over 12,000 consumers has found.

Published 27 May 2015

Third of Scots households ‘suffering from energy fuel poverty’

A survey of over 11,000 Scottish consumers has found that more than one in three Scottish households are suffering from fuel poverty.

Published 26 May 2015

GHA tenants have solar energy savings down to a tea

A project to fit 500 GHA homes with solar panels has been hailed a success after saving tenants £388,000 on their energy bills.

Published 26 May 2015

MSP visits £9m scheme to transform homes in Greenock

Stuart McMillan MSP has praised a £9 million scheme to make 500 homes more energy efficient in Greenock.

Published 18 May 2015

Hundreds sign up to save on fuel in North Lanarkshire

More than 700 households have signed up to save money on their fuel bills through North Lanarkshire Council’s Big Switch scheme.

Published 18 May 2015

Scottish people power energy campaign launches today

A Scotland-wide people power campaign to cut the cost of electricity and gas in Scotland is being launched today.

Published 12 May 2015

Call to make heating a part of building law

Scottish Renewables has called for a change in planning rules in Glasgow to force developers to consider low cost communal heating systems.

Published 6 May 2015

Fife Council commits £2.6m for warmer homes

Fife Council is to spend £2.6 million on making local homes warmer, more environmentally friendly and cheaper to heat.

Published 10 April 2015

Scottish Gas home improvement investment spreads to Greenock

Scottish Gas is beginning work on a major project in Greenock that will transform the homes of families in over 500 properties.

Published 8 April 2015

£14m loan scheme launched to help tackle fuel poverty

Scotland’s most vulnerable households will receive help to make their homes cheaper to heat following a £103 million investment to tackle fuel poverty.

Published 7 April 2015

Cube starts £11m project to cut tenants’ fuel bills

Three communities in Glasgow will benefit from a massive £11 million investment to make homes more energy efficient.

Published 27 March 2015

Fife Council commits over £70m to keep homes warm, dry and safe

A record investment of over £70 million has been unveiled to help improve Fife’s council homes over the next year.

Published 24 March 2015

Council encourages tenants to switch and save on fuel bills

People across North Lanarkshire are being urged to cut their energy bills and take advantage of a fuel switching scheme organised by North Lanarkshire Council.

Published 24 March 2015

Shettleston camps out to highlight fuel poverty

35 hardy souls spent a chilly night camping out at the Shettleston Community Growing Project site last week.

Published 24 March 2015

Low energy housing could help tackle affordable rural homes shortage

A Dumfriesshire estate owner who has provided pioneering, low energy housing has told a cross-party group of MSPs about the role such developments could play in easing fuel poverty and the shortage of affordable rural homes across Scotland.

Published 18 March 2015