Monthly Archives: October 2011

Big Lottery Funding strengthens Fuel Poverty services in Cornwall

A four year project to improve the quality of life for vulnerable people living in fuel poverty has been launched by Cornwall’s sustainable energy and fuel poverty charity following a grant of £430,000 by the Big Lottery Fund. Community Energy Plus’s ‘Warm Me Up!’ Project will deliver impartial advice and support to up to 1200 targeted households to help them to reduce and manage their energy bills.  Fuel Poverty, which is defined as a household spending more than 10% of …

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Loft Insulation

Insulation scheme gears up for temperature drop

Loft Insulation

Following the warm start to autumn, a local sustainable energy charity is expecting to see a sudden rush of applications to its insulation scheme as the expected seasonal temperature drop shocks residents into action to get their homes ready for the cold weather. Community Energy Plus delivers a county wide insulation scheme in partnership with Cornwall Council and has launched their campaign to encourage almost 3000 homes to take up their offer. Around a third of all the heat that …

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