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Green Living Leicestershire home energy grant

Green Living Leicestershire is a partnership between Leicestershire authorities to deliver projects supporting sustainability and Net Zero - the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions to as close to zero as possible.

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The home energy grant can help Leicestershire residents improve the warmth and comfort of homes, whilst also reducing energy bills, carbon emissions and levels of fuel poverty across the county.

We are currently inviting applications via our scheme partners 'YES Energy Solutions' to qualify residents. It aims to raise the energy efficiency of low energy performance homes, including off-gas grid homes.

This grant is available to homeowners (owner occupiers) only.

Eligible homes could receive the following:

  • External wall insulation
  • Air Source Heat Pumps (low carbon heating)
  • Solar panels (renewable electricity generation)
  • Energy efficient doors/windows
  • Smart heating controls
  • Cavity insulation
  • Loft insulation
  • Small low cost energy efficiency improvements such as LED lighting

Eligibility

To be eligible, one of these must apply:

  • your household’s annual income is under £30,000 gross

or

A household member is in receipt of:

  • Income based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
  • Income related Employment & Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Income Support (IS)
  • Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
  • Pension Credit Savings Credit 
  • Working Tax Credit (WTC)
  • Child Tax Credits (CTC)
  • Universal Credit (UC)
  • Housing Benefit 

or

Child Benefit with a household income within the following thresholds:

 Single claimantMember of a couple
1 child£19,500£27,300
2 children£24,600£32,100
3 children£29,400£36,900
4 or more children£34,200£41,700

and:

  • your home must have an Energy Performance Rating (EPC) of either D, E, F, or G. You can check your existing EPC rating at GOV.UK: Find an energy certificate. If you don’t have an EPC certificate confirming your home’s rating (or an existing one is over 5 years old), YES Energy Solutions will arrange one for you free of charge.
  • you must be a homeowner (owner occupier)

All improvement works to your home must be completed by 31 March 2023 in order to qualify for funding via this scheme.

Green Living Leicestershire grant - application form

All fields are mandatory unless stated otherwise.

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Please note this scheme is for county residents, if you live in the city please contact Leicester City Council.

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You agree to pass your contact information to Yes Energy Solutions and delivery contractors for the purpose of contacting you to identify eligibility under this scheme and assess for suitable measures. Details of how we use your data can be found via the fair processing notice.

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Contact for queries

Contact: Leicestershire County Council Warm Homes team
Email: warmhomesinfo@leics.gov.uk

For more information about support available to improve energy efficiency visit our energy efficiency grants pages.

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