Energy Company Obligations (ECO)

ECO FUNDING - WHAT DOES IT MEAN AND WHAT EXACTKY IS IT?

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO GRANTS) is a government energy efficiency scheme in Great Britain to help reduce carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty.

The scheme began in April 2013, and over time it has been amended. The latest policy, ECO3, commenced on 3 December 2018, and applies to measures completed from 1 October 2018.

You can see a summary of the changes made to the scheme in 2018 on the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s website

ECO FUNDING

ECO GRANT FUNDING

The ECO grants means that medium and large gas and electricity suppliers – including British Gas, EDF Energy, Eon, Ovo, Scottish Power and SSE – are obliged to help households with energy efficiency measures. Energy efficiency measures available through ECO include loft insulation, cavity wall insulation, solid wall insulation and boiler replacement or repair. They're all designed to help save people money on their energy bills, keep homes warmer and help to reduce carbon emissions

Gas Boiler Replacement

Install brand new energy efficient boiler for FREE under ECO Scheme

Cavity Wall Insulation

Installed in 59,877 homes under ECO

Other Heating Measures

Installation of low-carbon measures for your property
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Under Floor Insulation

Insulation under your floors to reduce heat loss through your floors

Loft Insulation

Loft insulation to reduce the amount of heat loss through you loft and out of your roof

First-time Central Heating

First Time Central Heating Grants cover the cost of supplying and installing a central heating boiler together with radiators, the necessary pipework and heating control systems

Who Can Apply For The ECO GRANTS SCHEME

What Are The Qualifying Benefits

If you are a low-income household on certain means-tested benefits and credits, and either a private homeowner or private tenant, living in poorly insulated homes and/or do not have a working central heating system, you may qualify for funding. If you or someone living in your household is in receipt of one of the following benefits, you may be eligible:

From Solar Photovoltaics to ground source heat pumps

Generating Renewable Energy

With such so many different renewable energy technologies available, it can be a daunting process trying to find the right one that suits your property.  The above links provide useful information about each specific technology and how this may benefit you and your property. 

GRANTS & FUNDING

Apply for FREE Boiler & Insulation through ECO funding

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