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Renewables

Saving money, and the planet, by installing a renewables system doesn’t need to be complicated. 

Our free specialist services can help you work out which renewables systems are right for you and your home.  

We can help you find out about financial support and reputable installers.  We can also put you in touch with homeowners who’ve already installed renewables so you can ask them about their experiences.

Here are some ways to get started:

  • Speak to a specialist in your area 
    Our team of specialist advisors can visit your home, or call you, to discuss your property and recommend the best options for generating your own energy. They will create a written report just for you with all of the relevant information.  And it’s all absolutely free. 

  • Use our Renewables Selector tool 
    Find out what renewables technologies may be suitable for your home by spending five minutes using this handy online tool.

  • Learn from your neighbours by visiting homes in your area
    Hundreds of people across Scotland with renewables systems in their homes have joined our Green Homes Network. These people want to share their experience of low-carbon technologies with you. They know first-hand about the benefits, actual costs and installation journey. Search the Green Homes Network to find a home to visit in your area.
     
  • Find out about the financial support on offer to help you install renewables systems
    You could get an interest-free loan of up to £10,000 from the Scottish Government to help you install a domestic renewables system or connect to a district heating scheme powered from a renewable energy source.  

    As well as saving money on your fuel bills you can also receive payments for the renewable energy your system produces. The Feed-In Tariff (FIT) scheme pays you for the renewable electricity generated from technology like solar PV panels and wind turbines. The domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) pays you for the renewable heat generated from heat pumps, biomass (wood) boilers and solar water heating.
     

  • Find the right installer by using the Renewables Installer Finder tool
    The Renewables Installer Finder can help you choose the right installer for you. Search for MCS certified installers operating in your area, read customer reviews and ratings, find out more about installers and their experience of installing renewables systems and search for special offers on products or services.

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Getting support

Contact us for free and impartial advice from a specialist advisor or to arrange a free home visit. Simply call us on 0808 808 2282 - Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm and Saturday 9am to 5pm - or request a call back.

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Free online tools

You can find out what technologies are suitable for your home, calculate the income renewables could help you generate, arrange to visit a green property near you and find an installer.

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Renewables systems

You can learn more about the benefits of installing renewables and the different technologies to generate your own energy.

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