Big Energy Saving Week
Here is an article published by the Energy Saving Trust, we also offer assistance in this area and you can see us out and about in Ealing, feel free to come and have a chat. Next event will be at morrisons Ealing on the 2nd of February.
Guide on available financial support
© Energy Saving Trust
There is a variety of financial support available that can help make you more energy efficient,
and save money on your energy bills.
Warm Home Discount
If you claim the Guarantee credit element of Pension Credit or are on a low income you may
be eligible to receive £140 off your electricity bill between September and March. For those
claiming Pension Credit, if you have not yet had confirmation of the discount you should
contact the Warm Home Discount team on 0345 603 9439. If you are on a low income you
should contact your energy supplier to find out if they are part of the scheme and if you may
qualify. You should call them as soon as possible, as this winter’s schemes will start to close
If you are struggling to afford your energy bills, visit the Citizens Advice website for debt
advice or call the helpline: 03454 04 05 06.
Financial Support for Energy Saving Measures
• If you live in England
Financial support is available through the Energy Company Obligation (ECO). This is an obligation on certain energy suppliers to assist customers in improving the insulation of their home and, in some cases, the heating. If someone in the property claims a means-tested they
should contact the Energy Saving Advice Service on 0300 123 1234 to find out what may be
There are also a large number of local authority schemes which can give financial support
towards energy saving measures in certain circumstances. You can contact your local council or
the Energy Saving Advice Service on 0300 123 1234 to find out more.