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Energy efficiency advice and support

Energy regulators Ofgem provide a reliable source of energy advice for households, including details about energy suppliers, bills and tariffs, price caps, the Energy Price Guarantee, smart meters and the Priority Services Register.

Free and impartial energy efficiency advice

We work closely with a not-for-profit organisation, Act on Energy, who offer free and impartial advice on all matters, energy related. For advice on energy issues in your home speak to one of their advisors by calling Act on Energy’s free helpline on 0800 988 2881. An advisor will be able to deal with your enquiry Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, or alternatively you can email them.

Wyre Forest Household Support Fund 2022-23

Subject to funding and eligibility criteria, the Household Support Fund offers qualifying residents in Wyre Forest support for energy/water costs and debts and help to repair, service or replace broken heating systems. The scheme is run by Act on Energy- find out more and apply online or call their free helpline on 0800 988 2881. 

Wyre Forest Warm Spaces

The Warm Spaces scheme offers warm, welcoming and safe places for people to go to over the colder months. For information on venues and opening times and details of facilities and activities on offer, visit our Warm Spaces information page.

Grants for heating, insulation, and renewable energy

Contact Act on Energy on 0800 988 2881 for advice on current grants and support available. There are several local and national schemes in place to help reduce the cost of making your home more energy efficient and comfortable:

Boiler Upgrade Scheme

Claim up to £6000 towards the cost of replacing an oil or gas boiler with a low carbon heat pump or biomass heating system. 

Energy Companies Obligation Grants

The government’s Energy Company Obligation scheme helps eligible households with the costs of insulation and heating system repairs.

Disabled Facilities Grant

To help pay for essential home adaptations, including heating and lighting.

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