Energy Agency Highlights
The Energy Agency had a very successful 2012/13. The staff worked hard to provide help and support to householders and businesses in Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway. We were also successful in attracting funding from national and local government, utility companies and charitable sources. Click here to read who and how many we helped.
Worried about another winter with high fuel bills?
Home Energy Scotland has introduced a new service this year – free and impartial Home Visits. If you would like our Community Liaison Officer to pop round for a chat about energy saving in your home please get in touch. It could be anything from understanding a fuel bill to understanding your property and heating system or maybe you just want to know what financial assistance is available to you this year. To arrange a Home Visit call the Home Energy Scotland Hotline on 0808 808 2282 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Energy Action Scotland Conference 7th & 8th November 2013
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Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland - Area Base Scheme
This is a new Scottish Government funded initiative, launched in June 2013, to improve the energy efficiency of older, hard-to-treat properties that are owned or privately rented. Funds are being targeted at areas prioritised by Energy Company Obligation (ECO) legislation, which reflect the areas most in need.
For further information on the schemes, qualifying criteria, measures available and application process for each area, please select one of the following links or call the Scottish Government Home Energy Scotland Hotline free on 0808 808 2282.
Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) -
provides free, impartial advice to communities, rural businesses and land managers, including support to access grant and loan funding, so that they can benefit from local renewable energy generation. Click here to read more......
Home Energy Scotland renewables loan scheme - newly launched
Interest free loans up to £10,000 from the Scottish Government are available for owner occupiers in Scotland who want to install a domestic renewables system or who wish to connect to a district heating scheme powered from a renewable energy source. To find out more click here
Business Advice and Support
The new ‘Resource Efficient Scotland’ advice and support service replaces the advice services previously delivered by Zero Waste Scotland, Carbon Trust and Energy Saving Trust. To find out more click here
The Energy Agency’s mission is to reduce CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions, thus contributing to national reduction
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