An Aberdeen company has been awarded a place on a first-of-its-kind energy advice contract to help those in fuel poverty.
Scarf, based in Aberdeen, will take part in Scotland Excel’s new Energy Advice Framework along with eight other firms across the country.
The contract will give councils and housing associations quick and easy access to companies which can provide personal energy advice to their tenants and residents to help them make savings on their energy bills.
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Councillor John Shaw, convener of Scotland Excel, said: “I welcome the launch of the new Energy Advice Framework which will help to alleviate fuel poverty among vulnerable households and reduce carbon emissions.
“This is good news for citizens as it gives councils and housing associations easy access to a range of specialist energy advice companies that are ready to offer support in communities.”