Home Energy Scotland
From 1st June 2013, Energy Saving Scotland advice centre is now known as Home Energy Scotland, freephone no. (including mobiles) 0808 808 2282
Earth Hour - 29th March 2014 - Read South Ayrshire Council events
Energy Agency Highlights
New Vacancy - Centre Manager
For more details click here
MSP Margaret Burgess visited householders in Annbank who recently had external wall insulation installed in order to improve their properties. Read more
The Energy Agency is proud to announce that we were shortlisted for the 2014 UK Ashden Outstanding Achievement Award. The award, funded by the Coutts Foundation, is given to organisations who have directly delivered energy and financial savings to households in fuel poverty.
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.
Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland - Area Base Scheme
On the 3rd March 2014 the Scottish Government announced that householders living in fuel poverty will benefit from a £60 million fund to make their homes more warmer. The scheme aims 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
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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