Affordable warmth and energy efficiency

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Sustainable Warmth Shropshire

Applications for our Sustainable Warmth Shropshire grant scheme are now open.

Grants are available for insulation improvements (e.g. loft and wall insulation), first-time double glazing and doors, Solar PV and battery storage technology and clean heat measures (including air source heat pumps).

Keep Shropshire Warm

Keep Shropshire Warm (KSW) is our free and impartial energy advice service, managed by Shrewsbury-based charity Marches Energy Agency.

KSW offers free and impartial advice and support on a wide range of energy issues, including supporting residents to apply for financial support and energy efficiency grants. If you're struggling to pay your energy bills or are worried about rising bills the team can help. 

The service is available to all residents of the county, and you can self-refer or be referred for support by family members, friends or professionals. Advice is given over the phone or via email by trained energy experts. For those who need it, there's the option of a follow-up home visit and ongoing casework support.

To find out how you can start saving money on your fuel bills or receive help or advice on heating, insulation, renewable energy and potential government funding, contact the team on 0800 112 3743 or email You can also follow @KeepShropshire Warm on Facebook and @MarchesEnergy on Twitter.

Sustainable Affordable Warmth Strategy 

Our Sustainable Affordable Warmth Strategy sets out our aims to tackle fuel poverty through sustainable measures to provide affordable warmth, whilst increasing the energy performance of homes and reducing carbon emissions.

ECO4 and local authority flexible eligibility 

For information on energy efficiency grants available through the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) – Phase 4 scheme, please contact our free and impartial energy advice service, Keep Shropshire Warm (details above).

We've published a statement of intent that outlines the criteria by which local residents can qualify for help and support through the ECO4 Flexible Eligibility scheme. These criteria are also used to help qualify residents for other associated energy efficiency schemes, including Sustainable Warmth Shropshire. Residents who meet this criteria can apply for an ECO4 grant via the Shropshire Flex website.

Contractors/installers interested in working within ECO4 in Shropshire can also apply to be on-boarded via the website.

For more detailed information on the ECO4 scheme visit the Ofgem website.