Scottish government creates £60m energy efficiency fund for homes in fuel poverty

Scottish local authorities will be able to access a share of a new £60 million fund created by Scotland’s central government to help households living in fuel poverty, a news source on the matter was able to reveal.

The investment into the Energy Efficiency Programme for Scotland (HEEPS) will help local councils install energy efficiency measures in their communities.

Remote areas such as Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles will receive £5 million more than they did last year to ensure households that are off the gas grid can benefit too.

Housing Minister Margaret Burgess said: “It is a scandal that there should be any fuel poverty in an energy-rich nation like Scotland. This £60 million investment will be distributed across all of Scotland’s local authorities and will help households in fuel poor areas stay warm and reduce their energy bills.”

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