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Keep Scotland Beautiful supports Home Energy Scotland to become certified as Carbon Literate

Working with Home Energy Scotland, environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has developed and delivered bespoke Climate Emergency Training to staff, embedding carbon literacy into the expert practical advice they provide to help people reduce their carbon emissions and keep warm at home.

Published 26 November 2021

Additional £18m made available to help people save on heating bills this winter

An additional £18 million will be available this year to help householders install energy efficient measures and reduce their heating bills, bringing the total support available through Home Energy Scotland to £50m in 2021-2022.

Published 18 November 2021

Dundee fuel poverty fund distributed £300,000 during winter months of lockdown

A dedicated fund has distributed almost £300,000 to people struggling with fuel poverty during the winter months of lockdown in Dundee.

Published 11 March 2021

Citizens Advice Scotland launches new energy saving campaign

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

Misleading energy advertising accounts suspended by Trading Standards Scotland

Dozens of misleading energy market adverts have been removed following a campaign by Trading Standards Scotland in an effort to protect Scots consumers.

Published 11 November 2020

Scarf launches new crisis fund to help households in fuel poverty

Scarf has partnered with Home Energy Scotland to launch a new emergency hardship fund that aims to help the most vulnerable households across the North East access funds to help heat their homes in these difficult times.

Published 5 May 2020

Energy campaign launched by charity which delivered over £1m in savings last year

A campaign which aims to help people save money on their energy bills through free and impartial advice is being launched across the country today.

Published 20 January 2020

Highland Council to host energy efficiency events next week

Highland Council has announced that it will be hosting energy efficiency events in Badenoch and Strathspey next week.

Published 2 October 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

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