If you have no gas or electricity or are having problems paying your energy bill there may be help available.

What you can do if you cannot pay your energy bill

Warmer Homes Scotland funding

If you’re a homeowner or a private tenant and meet certain criteria you could qualify for funding to help reduce your energy bills.

Check if you qualify for Warmer Homes Scotland funding

£400 energy bill discount

From October, most households will get £400 off their electricity bill through the Energy Bills Support Scheme.

Read more about the £400 energy bill discount

Winter Fuel Payment

If you were born on or before 25 September 1956 you could get between £250 and £600 to help you pay your heating bills.

Check if you can get the Winter Fuel Payment

Winter Heating Payment

If you’re currently eligible for Cold Weather Payment from DWP and your circumstances have not changed, you’ll be eligible for a Winter Heating Payment.

Read more about Winter Heating Payment

Warm Home Discount

You could get £150 off your electricity bill if you get the Guarantee Credit element of Pension Credit or you’re on a low income.

Check if you can get the Warm Home Discount

Energy bill savings for renters

If you rent, Home Energy Scotland can tell you how to keep your bills down and what funding you could apply for.

Check how renters could save on energy bills

Find out how you can make your home more energy efficient to reduce your bills, and what grants you can apply for.

Help with energy bills

You may able to get help with your energy bills including discounts, payments and energy efficient home improvements.

Check what help you can get with you energy bills

Problems with your supplier

If you’re having problems with your supplier you can get free, practical advice from energyadvice.scot.

Check what you can do about problems with energy suppliers

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