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Programmes

Programmes

The Welsh Government has set up a number of programmes to help support you, your community or business become more resource efficient.
Welsh Government programmes For
homes
For communities Business & the public sector

Nest

You may be eligible to receive free home improvements to help make your home warmer and reduce the cost of your energy bills under Nest.

Cyd Cymru Wales Together

The nation's collective energy buying scheme – switch together and save.

Local Energy

Financial and technical support to help social enterprises and SMEs across Wales to develop their own renewable energy schemes.

Salix Finance Loans

100% interest-free capital loans for public sector organisations to finance the costs of energy-saving projects.

Farming Connect

Farming Connect provides farm and forestry businesses in Wales with one to one support, advice, guidance and training.

Glastir Efficiency Grants

Your farm or forestry business could get a grant to help with improving your resource efficiency and reducing your carbon emissions.

Eco-Schools

Inspiring pupils to be leaders of change.

Collaborative Change Programme

Strategic and tailored support to help local authorities achieve the outcomes of the Towards Zero Waste strategy.

Tidy Towns

If your community group wishes to improve the appearance of your local environment, then Tidy Towns could offer you the support and funding you need to achieve this.

Business Wales

Business Wales provides business support to people starting, running and growing a business, to help make businesses successful.

Information on other wider, non Welsh Government programmes For
homes
For communities Business & the public sector

Cold Weather Payment

Payments to help you cope with heating costs during long periods of cold weather.

Winter Fuel Payment

These are tax-free payments to help people in particular need to pay their heating bills.

The Warm Home Discount scheme

For winter 2014 to 2015, if eligible, you could get a £140 discount on your electricity bill through the Warm Home Discount scheme.

Reduced VAT for energy efficiency improvements

A lower rate of VAT is applied by your building contractor for the installation of certain energy saving materials and equipment in your home.

Energy Company Obligation (ECO)

ECO is a scheme for installing new energy efficiency measures in your home.

Feed in Tariffs (FiTs)

Provides the opportunity to receive an income for the renewable electricity you generate, even if you use it yourself.

Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

Get paid for generating renewable heat at work or in your community.

Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

Get paid for generating your own renewable heat at home.

People and Places

Big Lottery fund available to support projects in Wales that aim to turn communities into better places.

Collaborative Change Programme

Strategic and tailored support to help local authorities achieve the outcomes of the Towards Zero Waste strategy.

Landfill Communities Fund (LCF)

Your community group project could receive funding from the Landfill Communities Fund to deliver environmental benefits to those living near landfill sites.

Enhanced Capital Allowance (ECA) for water saving technologies

Claim a 100% first year capital allowance on investments in certain energy saving equipment, against taxable profits during the period of investment.

Welsh Water - Customer Assistance Fund

A one-off opportunity to clear your water debt if you find yourself in severe financial hardship.

Dee Valley - WaterSure Scheme

WaterSure can help you if your income is low and you household uses a lot of water, by offering a reduction in water charges.

Severn Trent - WaterSure Scheme

WaterSure can help you by capping your water bills if your income is low and you find managing your water bills difficult because you use a lot of water.

Severn Trent – Free Products

Order your free water saving products to help reduce the amount of water you use.

Welsh Water - WRAP UP Wales

Claim your free pipe lagging kit by taking the short online survey and protect your pipes against cold weather.

Severn Trent Trust Fund

If you can’t pay your water charges, you could be offered help from the Severn Trent Trust Fund.

Rippleffect support package for businesses

The Rippleffect support package can provide your business with a wealth of free advice and support to help you save money by using water more efficiently.

Welsh Water - Water Efficiency Audits

If your business uses lots of water then you could benefit from a free water efficiency audit to identify any unnecessary consumption and help save you money.

Dee Valley - Subsidised Leak Repair Scheme

You could get a free repair on an external supply pipe if you notice a leak and it costs less than £220 to repair.

Welsh Water – WaterSure Scheme

WaterSure can help you by capping your water bills if your income is low and you find managing your water bills difficult because you use a lot of water.

Welsh Water – HelpU Tariff

Welsh Water HelpU Tariff to help customers who struggle to pay their water a sewerage bills.