Apply now for government funding to improve the energy efficiency of your home.
The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a government energy efficiency scheme in the UK to help reduce carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty. Combined with the Warm Homes Discount scheme the government will provide at least £4.7 billion of extra support to low-income and vulnerable households between 2022 and 2026.
The obligation requires energy suppliers to promote the installation of measures that that will save you money on your energy bills, such as the installation of cavity wall insulation or solar PV. ECO funding can also be used to repair or replace existing heating systems. You do not need to buy your energy from a particular supplier to be eligible.
You are automatically eligible for ECO if you receive:
- Income based Job Seekers Allowance
- Income related Employment and Support Allowance
- Income Support
- Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
- Working Tax Credit
- Child Tax Credit
- Universal Credit
- Housing Benefit
- Pension Credit Savings Credit
- Child Benefit
Find out if you are eligible for energy efficiency funding [link to form]
Other ways to apply for funding
AgilityEco manages a number of energy saving retrofit programmes. We support a number of local authorities to deliver these in different regions across the UK. We are currently supporting nearly thirty local authorities with their Local Authority Delivery (LAD) and Home Upgrade Grant (HUG) programmes. The Government has just committed a further £700 million of HUG funding to councils to install energy saving measures in private off-gas homes to March 2025.
You can find out more about these programmes by clicking on the links below:
LEAP (Local Energy Advice Partnership)
LEAP is a free energy and money saving advice service that is helping people keep warm and reduce their energy bills without costing them any money. See how you can save.
Warmer Homes can provide a range of fully-funded energy efficiency improvements for your home and is led by Portsmouth City Council, working in partnership with a consortium of 22 other local authorities. These improvements are funded by the Home Upgrade Grant (HUG) funding, which is administered by the Government’s Department for Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ).
Connected for Warmth
Connected for Warmth is an award-winning grant scheme offering FREE energy-saving measures to homes across Britain, that can help you reduce your energy use and stay warm and well.
Welcome the Warmth
Welcome the Warmth can provide a range of fully-funded energy efficiency improvements for your home. Oxfordshire County Council has secured grant funding to improve the energy efficiency of eligible homes within the Oxfordshire area. These improvements are funded by the Home Upgrade Grant (HUG) funding, which is administered by the Government’s Department for Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ).
Warm Homes Sheffield
Warm Homes Sheffield is a partnership between Sheffield City Council and energy experts AgilityEco. It provides a route to access a number of energy saving programmes that can help Sheffield residents to reduce energy use and stay warm and well. Please click on the links below to find out more about each of the opportunities that are currently available.