The Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee began hearing evidence yesterday as part of its examination of proposed legislation which sets a new target relating to the eradication of fuel poverty.
Published 22 November 2018
A group of MSPs from the Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee met with Dundee residents who struggle to heat their homes.
Published 21 November 2018
Work to construct West Dunbartonshire Council’s new high-tech heating system in Clydebank has officially begun.
Published 16 November 2018
The people of Glasgow are more likely to have switched their electricity and gas to a new supplier than anywhere else in Scotland, according to new research.
Published 16 November 2018
More than 1,000 affordable new homes will be built in Dundee between now and 2021, according to a new report set to be agreed by councillors next week.
Published 14 November 2018
An energy advice team that aims to reduce fuel poverty and keep housing association tenants warm over winter were delighted to scoop a top industry award.
Published 9 November 2018
Price protection for 11 million customers on poor value default tariffs will come into force on 1 January 2019, Ofgem has confirmed.
Published 7 November 2018
The 14,000 Scottish homes which use coal as their main form of heating must switch to cleaner alternatives if Scotland is to hit its ambitious climate change targets, according to industry body Scottish Renewables.
Published 5 November 2018
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
CIH Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to be realistic and clear about the resources needed to achieve a new fuel poverty target.
Published 1 November 2018
A new energy price cap will not be applicable to customers on three in ten dual-fuel deals, some of which cost almost £200 more than the cap per year for a medium energy user, a consumer group has warned.
Published 22 October 2018
Almost seven in ten Scots living in rural areas support the use of onshore wind energy, a new poll has found.
Published 18 October 2018
A district heating network is set to service a new housing development in Edinburgh.
Published 17 October 2018
A new report has highlighted the use of expensive electric heating among low income households and the difficulty many have accessing support to switch to cheaper fuel sources.
Published 11 October 2018
A joint initiative between Stirling Council and the Scottish Government has helped increase the heat for more than 1,000 homes across the area.
Published 8 October 2018