Fuel Poverty Responses Uncategorized

Draft Budget 19-20 Community & Locally Owned Energy

UNISON’s response to the Call for Views by the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee. Draft Budget 2019-20 – Community

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25. Priority Services Register

Energy Suppliers and network operators are required to keep a register of customers who, by virtue of their circumstances, might

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24. Funds, Foundations and Trusts

Some energy companies have trust funds which aim to help customers who are in debt, or which may fund projects

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23. Winter Fuel Payment

Anyone born on or before the qualifying date (for winter 2017/18 this is 5th August 1953) should receive a Winter

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22. Warm Home Discount Broader Group

The Warm Home Discount Regulations (and recent Miscellaneous Amendments) introduced standard criteria for eligibility that all participating suppliers must adhere

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21. Warm Home Discount

Introduced in April 2011, the Warm Home Discount (WHD) obliges larger energy companies to provide a discount on energy bills

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20. Home Energy Scotland Loan Scheme

Home Energy Scotland loans replace two previous programmes – the HEEPS Loan Scheme and the Home Energy Scotland Renewable Loan

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19. Warmer Homes Scotland Scheme

Warmer Homes Scotland is a Scottish Government funded fuel poverty scheme.  Warmer Homes Scotland is designed to help people make

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18. Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland

In order to tackle fuel poverty and meet energy and emission reduction targets, a primary focus of the Scottish Government

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17. Tariffs

There is a range of tariffs available from each energy supplier.  Suppliers may also offer ‘bundled’ products and rewards with

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