Energy projects

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

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Projects

Different Rules for Different Fuels: Consumer Protection in the District Heat Market

Funder: Consumer Futures Unit team at Citizens Advice Scotland / Partner: Centre for Sustainable Energy

We are looking into what consumer protection measures could and should be introduced into the district heating industry in Scotland. Unlike consumers on gas or electricity, those with district...

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...

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...

Fuel poverty maps

Changeworks

Accurate data is essential if energy efficiency interventions to address fuel poverty are to be targeted effectively. We have developed sophisticated maps showing the percentage of households in...

H-eat Up

Calman Trust, Scottish Government's People and Communities Fund

H-eat Up provides in depth, one-to-one advice to young people and householders who are in or at risk of fuel poverty in the Highland Council area. We deliver energy efficiency advice to help people...

Heat Heroes

NHS Partnership Innovation Fund, Care and Repair Edinburgh

Heat Heroes are volunteers trained to provide basic energy efficiency advice for people across Edinburgh who are aged 50 or over. Our volunteers undergo an extensive training programme. Many...

Help 2 Heat

Scottish Power Energy People Trust, The Action Group

Help 2 Heat supports families with young children with disabilities in Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian to avoid fuel poverty by maximising their income, improving energy efficiency...

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...

Housing Advice Service

City of Edinburgh Council

Our Housing Advice Service provides energy efficiency advice to Edinburgh residents at risk of homelessness and fuel poverty. We work on behalf of City of Edinburgh Council’s Homelessness...

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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