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Cost of living support

Advice and support to help manage the rising cost of living.

Make your home more energy efficient

Find out how you can get a better deal on your energy and what you can do to improve energy efficiency.


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Warm Homes Essex

Help with the cost of energy, going green, home improvements, financial help and tips on energy saving.

Great British Insulation Scheme

You may be able to get free or cheaper insulation to reduce your home's energy bills through the government's insulation support scheme.

Ways to save energy in your home

Get recommendations on GOV.UK for home improvements that could make your property cheaper to heat and keep warm.

ECO4 FLEX scheme

Find out how to make your home cheaper, warmer and greener through funded energy-saving improvements

Home upgrade grant (HUG2)

Get funding to improve the energy efficiency of your home if you are on a low income and are not connected to mains gas

Essex Energy Switch

Check out the community scheme which aims to help you get a better deal on your energy bills

Solar Together Essex

Find out about the solar panel group buying scheme for Essex: registration for the new scheme opens on Monday 29 January

Set up or join an oil club

What an oil club is, how to set one up and find the best deal locally

Household energy grants and help for householders

Grants, support schemes and advice to help you reduce your bills and keep your home warm