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Find a grant
The government, energy suppliers and local authorities all provide grants and funding to help you implement energy-saving measures in your home; such as grants for energy-efficient boilers, heating, loft insulation and cavity wall insulation.
The easiest way to find out what other options are available is to try our new Scottish Grants and Discounts Database or call Home Energy Scotland on 0808 808 2282.
Grants and Discounts Database
Our simple to use tool lets you find the offers that suit your needs and start the whole process off.
An Energy Saving Trust advisor will get in contact with you and also let you know if you qualify for any other offers or deals from government, energy suppliers, retailers or installers.
Green Homes Cashback Scheme
The Scottish Government is offering owner occupiers, private and social tenants and private sector landlords up to £1,200 towards installing energy efficiency measures that are recommended in the Green Deal assessment. Up to £500 is available for insulation measures, up to £400 for a boiler and up to £300 for other measures (such as glazing, LED lighting and heating controls).
*** SPECIAL OFFER *** If you submit your claim for payment prior to the 31st December 2013, you can claim up to £150 towards the cost of your Green Deal assessment.
Landlord Green Appliance Scheme
The Scottish Government is offering private sector landlords up to £500 towards replacing old and inefficient appliances in their rented properties. The grant value is dependent on the type of appliance being installed and the energy rating of the appliance. All landlords applying to the scheme must now have a Green Deal Advice Report carried out at the rental property in order to claim the grant.
A Government-backed scheme to help you make cost-effective energy saving improvements. Instead of paying for the full cost of the improvements up front, you pay over time through a charge added to your electricity bill.
ECO (Energy Company Obligation)
Funding from the big six energy suppliers to support energy improvements for people on certain benefits, for those in solid wall properties and for households in the poorest parts of the country.
On-going financial support for people generating electricity from renewable sources such as solar PV and wind. Find out more about generating your own energy.
Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP)
A one-off payment to households installing renewable heating systems such as heat pumps, wood boilers or solar water heating. Find out about phase 2 of the RHPP.
CARES has been established by the Scottish Government to encourage the local or community ownership of renewable energy across Scotland. It's a one stop shop for support, advice and loans to community groups and rural businesses who wish to generate renewable energy. Find out about CARES.
The Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT) has now officially closed. Some companies may still be offering free or subsidised loft and cavity wall insulation in some areas, but most schemes are no longer operating.