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 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.

Phase 1
Round 3
Location
United Kingdom
  • England
  • Wareham
Grant award
£53,123
Project Name
Keep Warm for Less

The project will support vulnerable households in Dorset by giving the local Bureau access to a qualified Energy Affordability Adviser. The adviser will deliver energy advice, host appointments, and conduct home visits to provide practical home energy advice and support. They will also provide energy advice training to 150 generalist Advisers in Dorset.

Phase 1
Round 3
Location
United Kingdom
  • England
  • London
Grant award
£291,152
Project Name
HEART

Home Energy Advice Reinforced with Technology (HEART): The project will provide energy advice to over 1,300 vulnerable households as well as trialling three technology tools for consumers aimed at reducing spending and energy use.

Phase 1
Round 3
Location
United Kingdom
  • Scotland
  • Keith
Grant award
£56,176
Project Name
Energy Advice Moray

The two-year project will tackle fuel poverty among vulnerable people in the Highlands region of Moray. The project will provide energy advice sessions and home visits to people in areas of high deprivation. Advice will be delivered by telephone, drop-in sessions, outreach events and is aiming to conduct over 500 home visits. 

Phase 1
Round 3
Location
United Kingdom
  • England
  • London
Grant award
£29,318
Project Name
Which heating controls

This project will develop consumer information and advice about heating control products and which ones are easiest to use. This service will be specifically developed for elderly people and people with a disability.

Phase 1
Round 4
Location
United Kingdom
  • Wales
  • Cardiff
Grant award
£45,980
Project Name
Warm and Safe Partnership

The project will see ACE and Care & Repair Cardiff and Vale work together to deliver energy advice to over 200 vulnerable households across Cardiff. They will work with the local health sector to support those at risk from cold related illnesses and use a mapping tool to target areas of high fuel poverty. The advice will be delivered via home visits, weekly drop in sessions in community venues and at community events.

Phase 1
Round 4
Location
United Kingdom
  • England
  • Sheffield
Grant award
£63,740
Project Name
Older Sheffielders WIN

Age UK will develop their capacity to deliver energy advice through their health based home visiting service, to reach 864 vulnerable older people in Sheffield. The charity will train two members of staff to become Energy Advisers and the project will fund small home energy saving measures that will be installed by their handyperson.

Phase 1
Round 4
Location
United Kingdom
  • England
  • Oxford
Project Name
Money and Power: Reducing Fuel Poverty

This project will reduce fuel poverty in Blackbird Leys, an area of multiple deprivation on the southeastern edge of Oxford. The advice team will support 500 households with money and power advice appointments over the 2 years and will also refer people on to local charity, Better Housing Better Health, for more intensive energy advice and support.

Phase 1
Round 4
Location
United Kingdom
  • England
  • Tipton
Grant award
£59,313
Project Name
There's no place like home

Groundwork West Midlands and Home from Hospital Care will work together to deliver affordable warmth support to people returning home from hospital. 500 people will receive in-depth advice and advocacy support, a further 800 people will receive energy literacy information and 400 households will benefit from the installation of small energy saving measures. Two of Home from Hospital Care's 'After Care Coordinators' will become trained energy advisers and 20 of their volunteers will be trained to identify energy related issues when working in people's homes.

 

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Groundwork West Midlands and Home from Hospital Care will work together to deliver affordable warmth support to people returning home from hospital. 500 people will receive in-depth advice and advocacy support, a further 800 people will receive energy literacy information and 400 households will benefit from the installation of small energy saving measures. Two of Home from Hospital Care's 'After Care Coordinators' will become trained energy advisers and 20 of their volunteers will be trained to identify energy related issues when working in people's homes.

 

Two of Home from Hospital Care's 'After Care Coordinators' will become trained energy advisers and 20 of their volunteers will be trained to identify energy related issues when working in people's homes.

Phase 1
Round 4
Location
United Kingdom
  • England
  • Birmingham
Grant award
£41,161
Project Name
Supporting vulnerable energy consumers in Saltley

The project aims to help 600 households within an inner city area of Birmingham with personalised energy and income maximisation advice over the phone, face to face at events and via 200 home visits. The advice will be offered by qualified energy advisors and the team will work with local pharmacies to target vulnerable and hard to reach energy consumers.

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