Sustainable Energy With Minimal Carbon Footprint

Renewable and low carbon energy is becoming increasingly important as we strive to reduce our carbon footprint and tackle climate change. The Scottish government has recognized this and has put in place policies to support the development of local and small-scale renewables.

The Small-scale Renewables Loan Scheme

  • Interest-free loans of up to £10,000
  • Available to homeowners and private landlords
  • Allows installation of renewable energy systems such as solar panels, wind turbines, and heat pumps

The Small-scale Renewables Loan Scheme is a key policy that the Scottish government has implemented. It provides homeowners and private landlords with interest-free loans of up to £10,000 to install renewable energy systems in their homes. This includes solar panels, wind turbines, and heat pumps. By taking advantage of this scheme, homeowners can reduce their reliance on fossil fuels and contribute to a more sustainable energy system.

The Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES)

  • Funding and support for community groups
  • Enables development of community-owned renewable energy projects
  • Includes wind farms, hydroelectric schemes, and more

The Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) is another important initiative by the Scottish government. It provides funding and support for community groups who want to develop their own renewable energy projects. This can range from community-owned wind farms to small-scale hydroelectric schemes. By empowering communities to take control of their energy production, CARES fosters local sustainability and reduces reliance on traditional energy sources.

These policies are crucial for creating a more sustainable energy system that is less dependent on fossil fuels. They not only support the development of renewable energy infrastructure but also enable individuals and communities to actively participate in the transition towards sustainable energy.

At Eco-Home Network, we firmly believe that renewable energy is the future. We are dedicated to assisting homeowners and businesses in making the switch to sustainable energy sources. Whether you are interested in installing solar panels on your home or developing a community-owned wind farm, we are here to provide guidance and support. Together, we can build a more sustainable future for ourselves and for future generations.

Do you want to make your home more energy-efficient and save money on your energy bills?

You may be eligible for an ECO 4 Energy Efficiency Grant. The grants can help you cover the cost of various energy efficiency improvements.

Regulated Ofgem and all work carried out through Trustmark installers to guarantee the highest quality.  

To determine eligibility, simply complete our eligibility form.

It only takes a few minutes, and it could save you hundreds or even thousands of pounds.