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 Energy Government Grants – Top 10 To Reduce Your Energy Bills

 Energy Government Grants

Energy Government Grants

 Energy Government Grants

For those struggling to pay  their energy bills, the UK Government has put in place home energy grants to help.

There are a number of energy efficiency grants available from the UK Government that will also help with the reduction of energy bills.

These grants can be  direct payments or you can apply for energy efficiency grants to upgrade your heating & insulation.

Grants as the name implies are usually 100% free and do not have to be paid back.

You do need to see if you are eligible as each energy grant has its own criteria. Usually you will need to be on a benefit or on a low income

 

 

Help to Heat –  Eco 4 Scheme

 

 

 

You may be eligible for grants to improve the energy efficiency of your home, which will help to reduce your energy bills.

Government is investing in energy efficiency schemes which are being delivered by local authorities.

The scheme obligates larger energy suppliers to deliver measures to help make homes more energy efficient.

This is done with free heating & insulation upgrades.

 

Help to Heat –  Eco 4 Scheme

All the below government energy grants are free to people on benefits and will be excellent choice for you to reduce your bills.

You can apply if no benefits too as some councils have LAD schemes.

Visit Our Warm Front  Heating Grants Page or See Below

 

  1. Storage Heater Replacement Grants
  2. Free 1st Time Central Heating Grant
  3. Free Back Boiler Removal Grant
  4. Free Boiler Grants
  5. Free Insulation Grants

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 Top 10 Best Government Energy Payments

 

With The cost of living crisis getting worse every day, we have written this blog to inform people what help is available to fuel poor families who are struggling with the cost of living and  paying their energy bills.

There is still Government support with energy bills and the grants are reviewed regularly to ensure that the payments are enough to help all households.

We have complied a list of the Top 10 Energy Grants For You.

 

 

  1. Help To Heat
  2. Energy Bills Support Scheme
  3. Cost of Living Payment
  4. The  Energy Price Guarantee
  5. Warm Home Discount
  6. Winter Fuel Payments
  7. Cold Weather Payments
  8. Disability Cost of Living Payment
  9. Pensioner Cost of Living Payment
  10. 0% VAT On Energy Saving Materials

Energy Bills Support Scheme 

 

£400 help with energy bills for households in Great Britain from this October.

This automatic, non-repayable discount will be applied in six instalments between October 2022 and March 2023 to help households through winter.

There is no need to apply for the scheme and you will not be asked for your bank details.

Find out more information

Cost of Living Payments

Households on means tested benefits, including Universal Credit, Pension Credit and Tax Credits, will receive a payment of £650 this year, paid automatically in two instalments.

The first payment of £326 was made in summer. The second payment of £324 will be made by DWP to eligible customers between 8 and 23 November, and by HMRC between 23 and 30 November (to customers receiving tax credits only and no other eligible DWP benefits).

This is in addition to the £400 discount on energy bills.

Find out more information

 

Energy Price Guarantee 

From 1st October, a new ‘Energy Price Guarantee’ will reduce the unit cost of electricity and gas for UK households. This is automatic and applies to all households. Beware of scams – there is no need to apply and you will never be asked for bank details.

This is in addition to the £400 energy bills discount for all households.

Find out more information

 

Warm Home Discount

The Warm Home Discount is a government scheme introduced in 2011  to help tackle fuel poverty and provide people with the financial help  needed to stay warm during the winter months

This autumn nearly three million low-income households are eligible for a £150 rebate on their winter electricity bills.

This one-off payment of £150 is just one of a number of schemes that can offer financial help during the colder months.

Please note that if you are living in a mobile or park home, there is a separate application process.

Warm Home Discount Helpline   0800 731 0214 or

Check with your energy supplier to see if you are eligible

Winter Fuel Payment

The Winter Fuel Payment was introduced in 1997 and is an annual tax-free heating allowance of between £100 and £300 made to those over pensionable age who may require assistance with their heating costs during the winter.

The payment  is usually credited to your electricity bill by your supplier, or you will receive a voucher to redeem if you’re a pay-as-you-go customer.

This winter, they will also receive an extra one-off £300 Pensioner Cost of Living Payment, which will be paid as an automatic top-up to the Winter Fuel Payment.

The winter fuel payment is not means-tested, which means you can still qualify if you’re working or claiming benefits.

Check if you’re eligible for the Winter Fuel Payment

 

Cold Weather Payments

The Cold Weather Payment is a winter fuel allowance granted by the government to those who meet the qualifying criteria.

If you’re eligible, you could be due a payment of £25 every time the average temperature in your area hits zero degrees celsius or below, for seven or more consecutive days between 1st November and 31st March.

Check if you’re eligible

Disability Cost of Living Payment

Individuals on disability benefits will receive a one-off £150 payment in September to help with extra costs, such as for specialist equipment or transport.

This is in addition to the £650 Cost of Living Payment for disabled people who also receive means tested benefits.

Check if you’re eligible for the Disability Cost of Living Payment

 

Pensioner Cost of Living Payment

In the winter months pensioners can get between £100 and £300 to help pay heating bills.

This winter, they will also receive an extra one-off £300 Pensioner Cost of Living Payment, which will be paid as an automatic top-up to the Winter Fuel Payment.

Check if you’re eligible for the Pensioner Cost of Living Payment

 

0% VAT on energy saving materials

It will be cheaper for you to install energy saving materials such as thermal insulation or solar panels with 0% VAT for the next five years, helping to improve energy efficiency in your home and keep heating bills down.

Find ways to save energy in your home

Are There Energy Grants In Scotland?

Yes

The Home Energy Scotland Loan is a scheme available to homeowners who want to make ‘energy improvements’ to their household.

You can get a completely interest-free loan up to £5000 fron The Scottish Government which you can repay over an agreed term.

The loan is and is repayable across five years (if you borrow less than £5,000) or 10 years (if you borrow the full £5,000).

 

What Energy Improvements Can Be Made With This Loan?

These improvements include:

• Heating systems, e.g. gas, oil, or LPG boilers

• Double glazing and secondary glazing

• Renewable energy systems, e.g. solar panels

• Energy storage systems, e.g. solar batteries

 

Who Can Apply For An Energy Grant?

All homeowners in Scotland are allowed to apply.

Your  credit rating will be  assessed to determine if you are eligible.

All successful applicants have to pay an administrative fee, which is 1.5% of the total amount being borrowed.

 

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Top 9  Warm Front Grants – Heating & Insulation

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  1. WARM FRONT GRANTS
  2. FREE BACK BOILER GRANTS
  3. FREE STORAGE HEATERS
  4. FREE CENTRAL HEATING
  5. FREE INSULATION
  6. FREE BOILER SCHEME
  7. FREE SOLAR PANELS
  8. FREE LANDLORD GRANTS
  9. WARM AIR HEATING GRANTS

Why Apply For A Warm Front Grant ?

✅ There Is No Catch – We Guarantee it !

✅  If Your Application Is Accepted  Your Grant Is 100% FREE

✅ You Will Reduce Your Energy Bills By Up To £300 Per Year

✅   You Will Add Lots Of Value To Your Home

✅ The Scheme Has Limited Funding – Ends Soon

 

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