Current Schemes

There is legislation and a range of policies relevant to fuel poverty and other related issues at local authority, Scotland, UK and EU levels.

Based largely on these policies, are a number of fuel poverty and domestic energy efficiency schemes.  All referenced here are relevant to Scotland, whether they operate locally, Scotland-wide or at a GB-level.


Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland (HEEPS)


Energy Company Obligation (ECO)

The Warm Home Discount

Help to Heat Scheme

Winter Fuel Payments

Cold Weather Payments