Apply by 18 February: UKPN’s £300k community energy fund offers grants to tackle fuel poverty

Not-for-profit organisations and community groups in UK Power Network’s region can apply for grants of  £2,000 to £20,000 for initiatives that combat fuel poverty, improve the energy efficiency of community spaces or support people in vulnerable circumstances. The deadline for applications is 18:00 on 18 February 2019.

Power Partners, a £300,000 per year community investment fund from UK Power Networks, the company that owns and maintains electricity infrastructure in the South East, East of England and London will support up to 40 non-profit organisations.

The apply for support with projects that offer one of two outcomes:

  1. Income maximisation for vulnerable households through face-to-face energy efficiency advice, including tariff switching and time of use tariff awareness; new registrations for the Priority Service Register; provision of energy advice training and support for frontline workers.
  2. CO2 and financial savings and energy efficiency improvements for popular community spaces achieved through the installation of insulation, low-energy lighting and appliances, heating upgrades or renewable technologies.

Eligible organisations must be a registered charity or community organisation.

Full details here


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