There are a range of energy grants and offers available to that provide financial help to cover your heating bills and the initial outlay involved in installing energy-efficient features.

The following Government schemes are available:

Energy Grants and assistance

Grants are available to cover all or part of the cost of installation of energy-efficiency measures like loft insulation, cavity wall insulation, solid wall insulation, double glazing or a new boiler. 

More details are available here.

Grant Search

Turn2Us offer a Grant Search facility - simply enter your details to find charities who may be able to help you, based on your background, circumstances and needs.

Green Deal Energy Saving

The Green Deal allows you to get energy efficiency improvements to your property without having to pay up front. You can pay for it by instalments on your electricity bill, for a period of up to 25 years. For more information click here.

The Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS)

The Boiler Upgrade Scheme, is a UK government-run scheme helping existing small domestic buildings move to low carbon heating systems. It replaced the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive on 1st Aoril 2022.

For more details on the Boiler Upgrade Scheme, including eligibility, costs, how to apply and projected savings, follow this link.

Further information is available at the following links:

Government help with winter gas and electricity bills

The Affordable Warmth Obligation

You might be able to get help for energy-saving improvements to your home if you’re on certain benefits and own or privately rent your home.

More details are available here.

Warm Home Discount

The Warm Home Discount is designed to help those who are vulnerable or may need help covering their energy bills during the winter months, when energy bills tend to be the most expensive.

Full details of the Warm Home Scheme are available at the following links::

Help if you are older, disabled or on low income

For information on how to obtain help with your energy bills if you are older, disabled or on low income, including the Winter Fuel Payment follow this link.

Priority Services Register

The Priority Services Register is a free support service that makes sure extra help is available to people in vulnerable situations.

If you are over 66, ill or disabled, or have children living at home, ask your energy company if you can be added to their Priority Services Register. 

More details of what is available and how to register at the following links:

Winter Fuel Payment and Cold Weather Payment

Full details of these payments is availble on this MyAdviceGateway page

Government help with winter gas and electricity bills

An overview of all Government schemes is available from Stepchange.org.

Assistance with Energy and Water Bills

Financial support and assistance may be available to you, see - turn2us.org.

Read their Energy Schemes guide to find out about the schemes and grants that may be available.

Energy Saving Trust

The Energy Saving Trust have produced a guide to saving money on your energy bills available at this link.

Christians Against Poverty (CAP)

If you’re struggling to pay your energy bills or find yourself in debt, you can access support in several different ways - details available from CAP at this link.

CCWater Advice

CCWater's Advice Hub contains information and useful tools to help you reduce your bills and/or access financial support, including advice on the different types of schemes that water companies provide.

Local Advice

If you live in England, you may be able to get help from a Council operated local welfare assistance scheme. Contact your council to ask if help is available in your area.

ivie

ivie is a new smart energy platform that enables you to control your home energy use and discover how to save energy.

Practical support for your energy worries is avilable at this link.

7 energy-saving tips to reduce your heating bill are available at this link.


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