Upcoming changes to the Scottish Government’s Home Energy Loan Scheme have been announced, allowing owners and occupiers of domestic properties to apply for cashback in addition to the existing loan scheme.
This will allow Scottish residents to apply for and take advantage of up to £7,500 of cashback.
The Home Energy Scotland Loan Scheme enables homeowners and occupiers interest free loans, for those who want to install new renewable energy efficiency measures in their homes to improve its energy efficiency.
The cashback scheme outlines that people can apply for a 75% cashback grant towards the cost of a renewable heating system, totalling £7,500 and an additional 40% cashback payment of up to £6,000 for other energy efficiency measures.
Funding is based on the specific improvements that residents want to make to their homes. According to the Home Energy Scotland website, people can claim for the following energy improvements and cashback:
For more information on this scheme, please visit the Home Energy Scotland Loan overview page.