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The Welsh Government’s aim is to harness the energy generated in Wales to deliver economic, social and environmental benefits for the people of Wales, generating wealth and delivering jobs and investment.

Despite our energy consumption declining in recent years, our energy bills continue to rise.

We are helping low income and vulnerable households to make their homes more energy efficient through our Nest scheme and our area-based scheme, arbed.  Nest provides support for households whereas arbed helps to provide targeted improvements for communities in the most deprived area in Wales.

The Welsh Government is also helping people generate their own renewable energy by using energy from wind, tides, waves, plant material, vegetation, or farming waste.

Struggling to pay bills

Struggling to pay your energy bills

Information on what help is available to keep your home warm if you struggle to pay your energy bills.

Renewable energy

You can generate your own energy and increase your income by using small-scale renewable energy (microgeneration) and renewable heat technologies.

How to become more energy efficient

Ways to cut down on the amount of energy used in your home or business and save money whilst keeping warm.

Resource Efficient Wales Programmes

The Welsh Government has set up a number of programmes to help support you, your community or business become more resource efficient.

Find out more