Energy and Fuel Poverty

Our current work to increase energy efficiency, reduce fuel poverty and carbon emissions. 

You might also be interested in our Waste and Carbon Reduction projects.

Projects

Electrification of Heat Demonstration Project

Warmworks, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

Between June and October 2020 Changeworks was leading a programme of activity to find participants for the Electrification of Heat Demonstration Project* which aims to install 250 free heat pumps...

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Energy Advice Service

City of Edinburgh Council

Changeworks was asked by the City of Edinburgh Council to deliver an Energy Advice Service to empower and support their tenants to reduce their heating and electricity costs and live in warmer,...

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Energy Efficient Scotland: Area Based Schemes

Scottish Government, the City of Edinburgh Council, Fife Council, Midlothian Council, Scottish Borders Council

We work in partnership with the Scottish Government, local authorities and Home Energy Scotland to deliver the Energy Efficient Scotland: Area Based Schemes (EES: ABS). Over the last twelve years...

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Heat Heroes

Edinburgh Integration Joint Board, William Grant Foundation

Heat Heroes are volunteers trained by Changeworks to provide energy efficiency advice for people across Edinburgh. Our volunteers undergo an extensive training programme in order to deliver home...

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Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland: Area Based Schemes

City of Edinburgh Council, East Lothian Council, Fife Council, Midlothian Council, Scottish Borders Council

Five councils have been awarded over £6 million of funding to make local homes warmer in 2016 and 2017 by installing insulation and other energy efficiency measures under the Scottish Government’s...

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IDEAL

The University of Edinburgh

Changeworks has partnered with the University of Edinburgh to deliver IDEAL (Intelligent Domestic Energy Advice Loop), a cutting edge research and advice project on how smart technology can help...

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Local Energy Scotland

Scottish Government, Changeworks, Energy Saving Trust, Energy Agency, SCARF, The Wise Group, Ricardo-AEA, Foundation Scotland

Local Energy Scotland delivers the Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) across Scotland. CARES is funded by Scottish Government to help community groups become involved in renewable energy...

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Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategies framework

Atkins, Carbon Trust, Resource Efficient Solutions

The Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategies framework, funded by the Scottish Government, will provide support to nine local authorities to help them undertake and develop heat and energy...

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Research into behaviour change for a low carbon Scotland

Citizens Advice Scotland - Consumer Futures Unit

Changeworks was asked by Citizens Advice Scotland – Consumer Futures Unit to review the Scottish Government’s new Climate Change Plan and Energy Strategy which outline the journey needed for a low...

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Rural Affordable Warmth

SSE, ScottishPower, Citizen’s Advice Bureaux: Inverness Badenoch and Strathspey; Ross and Cromarty

The Rural Affordable Warmth project will help up to 465 people living in the Highlands to be affordably warm at home. Our Affordable Warmth Advisor works in partnership with Citizens Advice Bureau...

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