Thursday, 22 September 2016

Annan Information Event 6th October 2016

If you live in one of the targeted streets in Annan, come along to our Information Event on

        Thursday 6th October
3pm - 7pm
Corner House Hotel, High Street, Annan

Learn more about the process involved and the savings to be made in installing internal wall insulation.

You will have the opportunity to meet with the contractor BCA Insulation Ltd who will be on site throughout the process to ensure all goes smoothly.

On hand will be advisors from the Energy Agency to offer free and independent advice on all energy efficiency matters.

Bring your letter and be entered into a free prize draw for Afternoon Tea for two at the Corner House Hotel, High Street, Annan.

This offer is only available for a limited time so don't miss out.

To find out if your street is eligible click here

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Dumfries & Galloway Business Week 3 - 8 October 2016

An interesting week of  events, workshops and training will take place. Our own Business Advisor, Abbe Cusack of Resource Efficient Scotland, will lead a workshop on Wednesday 5th October. To see the programme click here

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Taking the Temperature: A review of energy efficiency and fuel poverty schemes in Scotland

Citizens Advice Scotland in association with Glasgow Caledonian University, Andrew Faulk and the Energy Agency, published a report recently reviewing energy efficiency and fuel poverty schemes in Scotland.

The research, commissioned by the Consumer Futures Unit (CFU), is to enable CFU to further understand the full range of impacts that past and current energy efficiency and fuel poverty activity has had on Scottish consumers.  It is believed that important lessons can be learned that can help refine current and inform the design of future schemes. To read the full report click here

Monday, 1 August 2016

Electric Vehicle Charging Point

The Energy Agency has a charging point open to the public from Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

The charging point is  22Kw dual outlet.

Friday, 1 July 2016

Energy Agency achieves Resource Efficiency Pledge, Bronze level

The Energy Agency is delighted to have achieved our first Resource Efficiency Pledge – Bronze level. We did this by satisfying the following actions:

1.            Develop an Environmental Policy
2.            Reduce transport emissions
3.            Lease electric Vehicles

We now intend working towards the silver level.

The Pledge scheme has been developed by Resource Efficient Scotland, a Scottish Government-funded programme delivered by Zero Waste Scotland, to demonstrate an organisation’s commitment to a low carbon economy for Scotland.

Liz Marquis, Director Energy Agency, Helen McBride, Ayrshire Chamber of Commerce & Abbe Cusack, Resource Efficient Scotland

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Scotland exceeds emissions targets six years early

Figures have been announced that Scotland has hit its 2020 target of reducing climate change emissions by 42%, compared to 1990 levels, six years early.

To read BBC news release click here
To read Stop climate Chaos release click here

Call for improving 'scourge of cold homes' to be Scotland's next big infrastructure project

A coalition of environmental, health and anti-poverty campaigners has called for major infrastructure investment to boost energy efficiency in Scotland’s homes.

The Existing Homes Alliance is calling for significant investment in a National Infrastructure Priority for energy efficiency, with the overall aim of making all housing warm and healthy by 2025.

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