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Grants and Loans

Looking for support to improve your home?

If you’re looking to find out what grants and loans you could benefit from call Home Energy Scotland on 0808 808 2282 for free, impartial, expert advice, or request a call back.

You can also use our Grants and Discounts Tool to find out what grants and loans may be available to you.

  • Loans of up to £38,500 are available to owner occupiers and eligible registered private sector landlords in Scotland for energy efficiency improvements, home renewables systems, energy storage systems and connections to an approved district heating scheme powered fully or partially by a renewable energy source. Cashback grants are also available for a limited time for certain energy efficiency improvements.
  • Struggling to heat your home? You may be eligible for help under the Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland. You may even qualify for free or subsidised measures under the Warmer Homes Scotland Scheme
  • You could be eligible for support through the Energy Company Obligation (ECO)
  • Installing renewables? There is a wide range of renewables support available to help you install or make money from renewable technology
  • If you are a tenant, find out about the support available for tenants.

Looking for support to reduce your travel fuel costs?

  • Loans of up to £35,000 are available to Scottish drivers to cover the cost of purchasing a new plug-in hybrid or pure electric vehicle

Looking for support to improve your business or organisation?

Looking for support for your social housing project or private sector rental property?

 

Loan statistics for Scotland

Use the tabs below to view the most recent statistics on loan applications.

Cumulative results: 1 April to 31 July 2018

Home Energy Scotland Loan

The Home Energy Scotland loan helps homeowners make energy and money saving improvements to their home. This interest free loan is funded by the Scottish Government and is currently open to applications.

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Loans Analysis

HES LOANS

Cumulative results: 1 April to 31 July 2018

Value

Number of loans

Paid loans:

Fully paid:

Part paid:

£2,246,397

£2,099,492

£146,905

459

428

31

Cashback grants paid:

Applications received:

Rejected/withdrawn loans:

£185,848

£2,749,619

£710,222

335

557

180

Loans at claim stage: as at July 31 2018

£638,059

109

Home Energy Efficiency Programmes - Area Based Schemes

Area Based Schemes, run by local authorities, offer energy efficiency measures to eligible households.

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Loans Analysis

HES LOANS

Cumulative results: 1 April to 31 July 2018

Value

Number of loans

Paid loans:

Fully paid:

Part paid:

£95,130

£63,037

£32,093

100

32

68

Applications received:

Rejected/withdrawn loans:

£110,983

£16,493

77

13

Loans at claim stage: as at July 31 2018

£14,725

5

 
 

Home Energy Efficiency Programmes - Warmer Homes Scotland

The Scottish Government’s Warmer Homes Scotland scheme is designed to help vulnerable people make their homes warmer and more comfortable by installing a range of energy saving measures. 

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Loans Analysis

HES LOANS

Cumulative results: 1 April to 31 July 2018

Value

Number of loans

Paid loans:

Fully paid:

Part paid:

£5,338

£2,522

£32,093

9

4

5

Applications received:

Rejected/withdrawn loans:

£3,015

£25,233

 

2

22

Loans at claim stage: as at July 31 2018

£ -

0

 
 

Complaints

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Our advisors at Home Energy Scotland can give you free, expert and impartial advice. Call Home Energy Scotland on 0808 808 2282 - Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm and Saturday 9am to 5pm - or request a call back.

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