All Warmworks Blog posts tagged Fuel Poverty

Domestic Battery Storage Project in Dumfries and Galloway


Share this article:FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailIn 2019, Warmworks received funding from SP Energy Networks’ Green Economy Fund to deliver the Domestic Battery Storage Project. The £1.25m project was aimed at installing up to 150 batteries in homes in or at risk of fuel poverty in Dumfries and Galloway. Working alongside Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP), properties were…

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Why quality matters


Share this article:FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailHaving been in the heating industry for over forty years, I have seen a lot; the good, the bad and the ugly in many different ways! When I joined Warmworks over five years ago now as Field Manager, I saw a great opportunity to shape our delivery of fuel poverty projects and schemes…

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Decarbonisation of Heat: what do we need for a successful transition?


Share this article:FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailThe Scottish Government has an ambition to achieve a net-zero target for greenhouse gas emissions by 2045. The carbon intensity of the electricity generated in Scotland is the lowest in the UK with only 12.7% [1]of the electricity generated in 2019 coming from fossil fuels. This demonstrates clear progress since 2004, where fossil…

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Keeping people safe in testing times


Share this article:FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailThe first responsibility of any employer is to make sure that everyone who works for them and with them is able to go home safely to their families at the end of every working day. For Warmworks, our responsibility goes further, extending to the people who work in our supply chain of registered…

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The Green Skills and Jobs Revolution for Our Young People


Share this article:FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailWarmworks and our supply chain have been providing opportunities for young people for over five years while delivering Warmer Homes Scotland, the Scottish Government’s national fuel poverty scheme. Ensuring wider communities benefit from the scheme’s delivery is paramount and Warmworks works closely with our supply chain of 22 local SMEs to make this…

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The reality of staying affordably warm in winter


Share this article:FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailAs we approach the festive season, the reality of keeping homes affordably warm is brought into sharper focus with the additional financial pressure that Christmas brings. As a team manager in our busy customer service team, which is currently handling more than 5,000 calls per month, I know that the shorter days, the…

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Changing lives and transforming communities: Five years of Warmer Homes Scotland


Share this article:FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailWhen the Warmer Homes Scotland scheme was launched in September 2015, the ambitions of the Scottish Government were very clear; we wanted to reduce fuel poverty across Scotland by making homes more affordable to heat, reduce carbon emissions, offer value for money and ensure that local communities across Scotland benefitted from the scheme’s…

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