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Win £350 of energy saving items for you and your home

How good is your energy saving knowledge? Take our quiz to find out. There are 5 first place prizes of £750 and 5 runner up prizes of £500 waiting to be won.
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Helping you avoid energy scams

Rising energy bills have convinced many people to take action to make their home warmer. The last thing you want is to be caught out by a scam trying to take advantage.
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The closure of radio teleswitching (RTS) explained

It’s estimated there are over 250,000 electricity teleswitch meters across Scotland. There are lots of types, but some of the most common include ComfortPlus White Meter, ComfortPlus Control and Total Heat, and Total Control. If you have this type of electricity meter your heating and hot water is likely controlled by a radio signal which…
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Where to turn for financial support during these difficult times

The cost of living and the energy crisis are the major factors in seeing your bills cost more each month. If you’re struggling to pay your bills, there is help available. 
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Another successful year for our advice quiz – winners announced!

Our online advice quiz has once again proved to be very popular with over 25,000 completed entries during 2022/23. Interest was even higher with over 58,000 people visiting the quiz page on our website. We recently completed the prize draws. Here are the ten lucky individuals from across the country who were randomly selected to…
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Support for rural homes in Scotland

Energy costs can be a significant concern for rural homes. Fuel poverty and extreme fuel poverty are prevalent in rural areas, with a substantial number of households struggling to afford heating and experiencing high levels of fuel poverty. We want you to know that we’re here to support householders living in rural areas with energy…
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Should you switch to a fixed-rate energy tariff?

Fixed-rate energy tariffs have started making a return to the energy market. But it’s important to check if switching would be right for you before signing up. What’s the difference between a fixed-rate and a variable-rate tariff? A variable energy tariff is where the price you pay per unit of energy can vary, depending on…
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International Women in Engineering Day

International Women in Engineering Day celebrates the amazing work that women engineers do across the globe. Women engineers are key for the fight against climate change and are doing excellent work across Scotland to help us reach net zero. We spoke to Kirsti Hampson, who is a programme administrator for Local Energy Scotland, about her…
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What does Net Zero look like?

The Scottish Government has a target for Scotland to achieve net zero status by 2045. But what does net zero actually mean? And what can we do to help Scotland complete its journey to net zero? What is net zero? Net zero means that the amount of greenhouse gases – most significantly carbon dioxide (CO2)…
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