Energy advice and grants

If you need to improve the energy efficiency of your home, or are struggling to stay warm in winter/afford your energy bills, our Warmer Homes, Greener District freephone advice line (provided on our behalf by Beat the Cold) could help.

The help line offers impartial over-the-phone advice on:

  • How to stay warmer in winter.
  • Problems with heating and hot water.
  • Fuel bills, fuel debt and dealing with energy suppliers.
  • What grants and assistance is currently available.
  • Energy efficiency improvements and renewable technologies.

The team can also help you access grants and other financial assistance to improve the energy efficiency of your home or to help pay energy bills.

Call the energy advice line for free on 0800 677 1543.

Staffordshire Warmer Homes

If you do not already have gas central heating and you claim benefits or tax credits, have a low or no income, are disabled, elderly or have very young children, you may be eligible for the Staffordshire Warmer Homes programme, which fully funds the installation of first time central heating systems into eligible homes across Staffordshire.

Apply online or freephone 0333 202 4481.

Visit out energy saving section for information on some of the key energy efficiency measures, ways to reduce your energy use and advice on bills, tariffs and more.