Thursday, 13 October 2016

Event 24th Nov- Keeping Warm in Older Homes

                                Date:               Thursday 24th November 2016

                                Time:               12pm - 2pm & 7pm - 9pm

                                 Venue:             Cairndale Hotel, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2DF

Home Energy Scotland is hosting a free event sharing expert advice on installing different types of insulation, glazing, draught-proofing and other measures in two identical presentations between 12-2pm and 7-9pm. Guest speakers include Moses Jenkins of Historic Environment Scotland.

Come along for free expert energy saving and funding advice as well as warming yourself up with a free soup!

Book your free ticket now by clicking 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