Funded Energy Redress Projects

Since the Energy Redress Scheme launched Phase One of the scheme in 2018, Energy Saving Trust has awarded over £102 million to fund nearly 538 projects across England, Scotland and Wales. These grants have enabled organisations to deliver projects that help energy consumers in vulnerable situations to save energy and money in their homes and to live warmer, more comfortable lives. Phase Two of the scheme launched in May 2022.

To find out more about the projects we have funded, see the full list, which can be filtered.

You can also find specific case studies of some of the funded projects here.

Full list of projects

This is a complete list of successfully funded Energy Redress Scheme projects since 2018.

Phase 1
Round 2
Location
United Kingdom
  • England
  • Bristol
Grant award
£80,807
Project Name
Home Energy Advice for Rural Tenants (project operating across Somerset)

Home Energy Advice for Rural Tenants (HEART): By working with 2,000 vulnerable households and landlords, this project will provide a range of advice on energy bills to tenants while helping landlords and agencies to improve the energy efficiency of rental properties.

Phase 1
Round 2
Location
United Kingdom
  • Wales
  • Wrexham
Grant award
£55,013
Project Name
Energy Skills for Life

The project will engage with secondary school students, and those who have recently begun living independently, in order to equip them with a better understanding on how to manage energy use and costs.

Phase 1
Round 2
Location
United Kingdom
  • England
  • Penrith
Grant award
£148,270
Project Name
Cold to Cosy Homes (Cumbria)

The project will help 600 households in Cumbria cut the costs of heating their home. Home Energy advisors will provide in-home energy assessments as well as face to face and telephone advice to improved energy saving and draught proofing measures.

Phase 1
Round 2
Location
United Kingdom
  • Scotland
  • Inverness
Grant award
£202,809
Project Name
Energy in transition Western Isles

This project will see The Energy Advisory Service host a roadshow, conduct home visits and introduce a referral programme, aimed at reducing fuel poverty in more than 1,000 remote households across the Western Isles.

Phase 1
Round 2
Charity
Location
United Kingdom
  • Scotland
  • Glasgow
Grant award
£118,040
Project Name
Energy Shedders

The project will work with attendees from Men’s Sheds in North and South Lanarkshire. The project aims to give out energy advice to people, and empower them to educate the wider community.

Phase 1
Round 2
Location
United Kingdom
  • England
  • Shrewsbury
Grant award
£69,698
Project Name
Warmer Derby & Derbyshire

Warmer Derby and Derbyshire: The project will provide support and phone advice for vulnerable customers in Derbyshire as well as home visits to install low cost energy saving measures.

Phase 1
Round 2
Location
United Kingdom
  • England
  • Gloucester
Grant award
£60,000
Project Name
Warm & Well - Home Energy Advice

Warm and Well: This project, in collaboration with NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group and SWEA Caring for Communities and People, will support 1,500 local households in making their homes warmer and more comfortable.

Phase 1
Round 3
Location
United Kingdom
  • Wales
  • Cardiff
Grant award
£75,412
Project Name
Fighting Fuel Poverty

The project will review the energy advice service currently delivered through local Care & Repair (C&R) agencies across Wales. The review will help to identify training needs and will inform training events and the development of a good practice guide for the customer facing staff. The project aims to increase the number of C&R clients benefitting from the energy advice service to 4000 per year, and plans to support 150 elderly people through a dedicated hardship fund

Phase 1
Round 3
Location
United Kingdom
  • England
  • Grimsby
Grant award
£45,519
Project Name
I'm not wasting my Energy

: The project will provide energy advice and support to around 2,000 people with additional support needs in the North and North East of Lincolnshire. The project aims to significantly improve the quality of life for recipients through energy saving measures leading to monetary savings and warmer homes. Four employees will be trained and complete energy qualifications, and over 100 volunteers will be briefed to provide energy advice. 

Phase 1
Round 3
Location
United Kingdom
  • England
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
Grant award
£56,523
Project Name
A warm Welcome

This project will see National Energy Action (NEA) collaborate with the charity ‘Baby Lifeline’ to support expectant mothers and families with young children on a low income, with energy advice and support. The project will help them manage their energy bills and keep their homes warm. NEA will also provide training for employees working who can then provide basic energy advice and relevant referrals to other advice and support services.

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