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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

New data unveils vast difference in energy switching rates across Scotland

Switching energy supplier could save each Scottish household more than £150 a year, with East Renfrewshire the local authority area where people are most likely to switch, new research has found.

Published 21 January 2019

Thenue to tackle fuel poverty head on with new advice initiative

Thenue Housing has announced a new link-up which will deliver advice to hundreds of tenants to help them save money and keep their homes warm.

Published 7 March 2018

Free home insulation on offer to Aberdeen home owners and private tenants

Residents in Aberdeen are being given the opportunity to save money and improve the energy efficiency of their homes.

Published 16 February 2018

Peebles to benefit from new project to reduce energy costs

Peebles householders, businesses and community groups can benefit from a new energy cost reduction project that has been launched in the town.

Published 31 January 2018

NHS Tayside lends support to energy efficiency campaign

Staff at NHS Tayside are learning how they can save energy at home and in the workplace as part of a new energy efficiency campaign.

Published 15 June 2017

Updated scheme offers green homes loans to homeowners

Homeowners can now apply for an interest free loan of up to £32,500 to improve the energy efficiency and use of renewable technologies in their properties.

Published 3 May 2017

Scottish Government commits to new fuel poverty strategy and eradication target

An independent panel of academic experts is to review the definition of fuel poverty after which a consultation will open on a new long-term fuel poverty strategy and statutory eradication target, the Scottish Government has announced.

Published 9 March 2017

Residents invited to older homes energy efficiency event

A free energy efficiency informational event is being held later this month in South Lanarkshire.

Published 3 February 2017

Green home owner invites Dunbartonshire neighbours to look through the keyhole

The ‘Green Designs’ open doors series will reach Alexandria this weekend when homeowners Mary and Ian Sweetland invite local residents to look through the keyhole at their green home.

Published 16 September 2016

Green homes on show in Midlothian and Kinross

A series of events which gives residents the chance to look through the keyhole at some of Scotland’s most inspirational green homes is to continue in Midlothian and Kinross next weekend.

Published 31 August 2016

Highland green home owners open doors to public

The owners of one of Scotland’s most inspirational green homes will open their doors to neighbours this weekend as part of a series of ‘Green Designs’ events.

Published 17 August 2016

New £224m scheme to tackle fuel poverty

First minister Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled a new fuel poverty scheme, backed by up to £224 million from the Scottish Government, which will help as many as 28,000 Scots to heat their homes.

Published 15 September 2015

Tackling fuel poverty – carrot or the stick?

The debate raged on at the CIH Scotland Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty and Renewables event, supported by Forster Energy, as to whether the carrot or the stick is best at lifting Scotland’s households out of fuel poverty.

Published 19 June 2015

East Renfrewshire landlords set to get expert advice at special event

Landlords who own properties in East Renfrewshire are set to get some expert advice on letting and related topics including tenancy deposit schemes and the Trusted Trader scheme at a special event tonight.

Published 28 April 2015