£6m Scottish efficiency fund to help cut energy bills

The Scottish Government has announced a £6 million fund for energy efficiency measures to help householders cut energy bills. With the recent gas and electricity price hikes, the Universal Home Insulation Scheme (UHIS) is expected to help up to 10,000 extra Scottish homes with efficient installations such as loft and cavity insulation. Nicola Sturgeon, the […]

Scots get free insulation from £16m fund

Households in every local authority area in Scotland could qualify for free insulation under a £16 million scheme from the Scottish Government. Over the next year, the Universal Home Insulation Scheme (UHIS) will spend this cash on a range of free home insulation measures. The Scottish Government claims this will help homeowners improve their energy […]

Scotland pledges £2m funding toward heating and insulation

The Scottish Government has agreed to a further £2 million of funding for the Universal Home Insulation Scheme and the boiler scrappage programme after a meeting led by Consumer Focus Scotland demanded help for the most vulnerable. The ‘Making the Links’ seminar brought together local authorities, health boards and consumer groups to identify vulnerable customer. […]

Scottish Government put £12.5m toward fighting fuel poverty

The Scottish Government is set to offer 200,000 homes free help through energy efficiency measures to the tune of £12.5 million. The Universal Home Insulation Scheme (UHIS) will be carried out by local authorities in a bid to reduce fuel poverty. Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure and Capital Investment Alex Neil, said: “With the onset of […]