Chapter 4 - Sources of Help and Funding

This section is split into three parts. The first part is information about the various government schemes and programmes, both Scotland and GB-wide. The second part is information about the sources of help and funding from energy suppliers and distributors and last of all there are other sources of help and funding available.

Government Schemes and Programmes

This section is split into two parts - Government Schemes and Programmes in Scotland and those which are GB-wide. The Scottish Government schemes listed are the Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland (HEEPS), Loans and Warmer Homes Scotland and other governmental schemes. The GB schemes covered in this section include Feed-in-tariffs, the Renewable Heat Incentive, Energy Performance Certificates and the Warm Homes Discount scheme.

This set of links below are the individual factsheets.

Scotland

4. a Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland (HEEPS)

4. b Home Energy Scotland Loans

4. c Warmer Homes Scotland Scheme

4. d Other Scottish Government Programmes

GB-wide

4. e Renewable Heat Incentive

4. f Energy Performance Certificates

4. g Warm Home Discount

Appendix to Warm Home Discount

Help from Energy Suppliers/Distributors

This section covers the help that is available from energy suppliers and distributors. This help can be in the form of the Energy Companies Obligation (ECO), the Priority Services Registers, various funds/foundations and trusts, the Help to Heat scheme and a page of additional support for advisors.

This set of links below are the individual factsheets.

4. h Energy Companies Obligation

4. i Priority Services Register

4. j Funds/Foundations/Trusts

4. k Help to Heat

4. l Feed in Tariffs

4. m Additional Support for Advisors

Other Sources of Help and Advice

This section looks at other sources of help and advice, such as the Citizens Advice Bureau and Citizens Advice Scotland, Home Energy Scotland and many others with contact numbers and websites as well as detail about the organisation.

4. n Other Sources of Help and Advice