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 assiatance

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.

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.

Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive

By installing renewable heating systems homeowners can apply for the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI), formerly known as the Renewable Heat Premium Payment.

For more details on Renewable Energy Systems systems, including costs and projected savings, follow this link.

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.

More details are available here.

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 and Priority Services Register follow this link.

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

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