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New report on community energy projects in Edinburgh

Changeworks has produced a short report based on discussions held at a community energy conference in the early part of 2012.The report summarises views on the way forward for community energy projects in the city, including partnership working with the council.

24 Oct 2012 Energy and fuel poverty

Helping vulnerable people in Scotland to switch and save on fuel bills

New report from Consumer Focus Scotland evaluating energy training for frontline energy advisors to support fuel switching for vulnerable people.

5 Oct 2012 Energy and fuel poverty

Sustainability Excellence Award Winner AND a Great Workplace

Changeworks won the Sustainability Excellence Award and was recognised as one of Scotland's best workplaces at an awards ceremony last night.

26 Apr 2012 Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Solid Wall Conference hot topic

Changeworks' groundbreaking conference on solid wall insulation was a sold out success and certainly fuelled the evolving debate on Friday.

23 Apr 2012 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Still available! Free insulation scheme saves cash and carbon

Scottish households still have a chance to cash in on a scheme offering free loft and cavity wall insulation, but only until the end of March 2012 on a first-come, first-served basis. Loft insulation can save up to £175 a year on heating bills, while cavity wall insulation can save up to £135 a year.

20 Mar 2012 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Local events help spread the word about free insulation

South Edinburgh households are among those getting free home insulation to help them stay warm and cut energy bills this winter, with Scottish Government funding secured by local councils.

9 Feb 2012 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Local events help spread the word about solar panel scheme

Homeowners in Edinburgh have the chance to join the renewables revolution by taking advantage of a special offer from their local Energy Saving Scotland advice centre.

31 Jan 2012 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Local events help spread the word about solar panel scheme

Homeowners in the Scottish Borders have the chance to join the renewables revolution by taking advantage of a special offer from their local Energy Saving Scotland advice centre.

26 Jan 2012 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Local events help spread the word about solar panel scheme

Homeowners in Fife have the chance to join the renewables revolution by taking advantage of a special offer from their local Energy Saving Scotland advice centre. Two information events will take place next week to let people know about the scheme, which allows households to install electricity-generating solar panels at a specially arranged low...

17 Jan 2012 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Free home improvements help insulate against rising energy costs

Edinburgh households are getting free home insulation to help them stay warm and cut energy bills this winter, thanks to funding from the Scottish Government.

9 Jan 2012 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

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