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Essex stands with Ukraine: read the latest updates on what you can do to help, and information for sponsors and guests on the Homes for Ukraine scheme.

Cut your energy costs

Save money on your energy bills

Essex Energy Switch

The Essex Energy Switch is a scheme you can sign up to to check you are on the best tariff. Register with the energy switch scheme to see if you can benefit from the peace of mind of a fixed priced tariff to make budgeting for your household energy bills easier.

Solar Together Essex

Solar Together Essex is a group-buying scheme that enables Essex residents and businesses to install solar panels at an affordable price. The scheme provides a straightforward and safe way for you to generate your own energy and save money on future energy bills.

Register for Solar Together Essex today and help reduce carbon emissions in
your local area.

Making energy efficient improvements if your household income is below £30,000

If you're an Essex homeowner with a household income below £30,000, you may be eligible for £10,000 funding to make energy efficient improvements to your home through the Sustainable Warmth Scheme. Previously called the Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery Scheme.

Find out more about the Sustainable Warmth Scheme.

Save more money on your energy bill

Visit Energy Saving Trust to find out how you can save even more money on your energy bills.

Oil central heating systems

Even if you're not connected to the mains gas supply, you can still save money on heating oil by joining the Rural Community Council of Essex (RCCE) community oil buying scheme.

Get advice from Warm Homes Essex

You could get help from a specialist energy advisor if you are finding it hard to pay energy bills or have debts with energy suppliers. They might be able to help you get a grant to improve your home's energy efficiency.

Visit Warm Homes Essex or contact the Citizens Advice Warm Homes team on 0300 3033 789.

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