Energy projects

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

District heating: Delivering affordable and sustainable energy

Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Centre for Sustainable Energy

With a grant award from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, we’re working together with the Centre for Sustainable Energy, to explore how social landlords are managing district heating schemes. The...

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East Lothian Energy Advice Service

East Lothian Council

East Lothian Energy Advice Service works to reduce fuel poverty and increase energy efficiency by providing advice to people in East Lothian. We work on behalf of East Lothian council to deliver...

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Electrification of Heat Demonstration Project

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

Changeworks and Warmworks are working together, funded by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), to install over 300 free heat pumps in homes across South East...

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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, Investing in Communities Fund

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 provide...

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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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Link-Up Leith

Port of Leith Housing Association, Manor Housing Association, Edinburgh Community Food and Stepping Stones

Link-Up Leith supports people living on low incomes to be affordably warmer in their homes, cook and eat healthier and affordable meals and have maximised incomes. The project supports householders...

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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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