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Local Charities Day 2016

Friday 16th December 2016 is the first Local Charities Day; created to celebrate small, local charities and community groups, help them thrive and demonstrate the great work they do in their areas. As a small local charity ourselves we wanted to mention some of the work we do and then highlight some of the amazing local […]

Kerry’s internship at tEC

Kerry interned with us for three months over the summer, working alongside our Energy Advisors, on a variety of projects in Southampton and Hampshire. During her internship Kerry was able to take part in home visits and advice drop-ins, contribute to and deliver communication materials, analyse and map project data, research options for colleagues and […]

Switching supplier

Switching energy supplier saves the average consumer £200 per year. Anyone can switch, whether you pay by bills or pre-payment meter, or are a homeowner or tenant. If you don’t want to switch, it is still worth asking your supplier if you are on their best tariff, checking your bills are based on actual usage […]

Southampton Warmth For All

We are delighted to announce the launch of our Southampton Warmth For All (SWFA) project. Building on the success of our previous energy efficiency projects in the Southampton area, SWFA will be helping residents address cold, damp and high energy costs in their homes. With funding from the Scottish Power Energy People Trust, the project […]

Launching Hitting the Cold Spots Winter 2015-16

Hitting the Cold Spots Winter 2015-16 Hitting the Cold Spots, our fuel poverty support service, is entering its fifth year of helping Hampshire residents to keep warm and manage the cost of their heating. The campaign focuses on reducing the effect of cold housing and fuel poverty, and promotes the health and wellbeing of vulnerable […]

Join our team!

Position available: Project Officer We are looking for a Project Officer to join our small and friendly team to help raise awareness of environmental and sustainability issues. Educated to degree level and with project experience you will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and able to maintain a focus on detail while managing a large […]

Are you eligible for the Warm Home Discount 2014-15?

  What is the Warm Home Discount? The Warm Home Discount is a £140 discount off your electricity bill (or credit on your pre-payment meter) for winter 2014-15 if your supplier is part of the scheme and you meet the eligibility criteria. The scheme is open to applications already and it is worth applying early to ensure […]

Eastleigh Borough Council Sustainability Awards

Eastleigh Borough Council is currently looking for entries for their Sustainability Awards. The inaugural awards are ‘a celebration of shining examples of sustainability within the borough’. The awards are open to residents, businesses and schools that have made real efforts to reduce their impact on the environment. There are six categories open to anyone living or working in […]

CRUMBS Project in Southampton

CRUMBS (Co-ordinated re-use makes business sense) is a new project delivered in partnership between Southampton City Council and SCRATCH. The project aims to support Southampton SMEs in reducing waste, saving money and improving carbon emissions. So, if you are a local SME looking to pass on or pick up unwanted office furniture and equipment, or in the food […]

NEA Community Action Award Winner 2013-14

We are pleased to announce that we won an NEA Community Action Award for our affordable warmth work in Southampton, in partnership with Southampton City Council, Age UK Southampton, Society of St James Handy Person’s Service and other agencies in the Southampton Warmth for All Partnership. The award was presented to us last Wednesday by […]