ECO Scheme Heating and Insulation Grants

ECO Scheme 2018 revised

Government Grants to replace faulty Electric Storage Heaters and Boilers are still available until the end of September 2018 if you receive State Benefits or Tax Credits

You may also qualify for Cavity Wall Insulation or

Loft Insulation Grants from ECO Scheme 2018.

ECO Scheme 2018 Storage Heater Grants
ECO Scheme 2018 Boiler Grants
ECO Scheme 2018 Cavity Wall Insulation Grants
ECO Scheme 2018 Loft Insulation Grants - Dual Measure Grants

About ECO Scheme 2018

ECO Scheme 2018 is a government scheme which aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from domestic properties and to tackle fuel poverty.

To achieve this, grants are awarded to low income households to replace faulty and inefficient electric storage heaters and boilers. Grants are also available to install cavity wall insulation in homes which have never had any installed. And also to install loft insulation in homes with less than 100 mm of insulation.

ECO started in 2013 and in its current phase, ECO Scheme 2018 will end on 30th September 2018. However, the government has indicated that it may continue after that with a greater focus on tackling fuel poverty.

ECO places a legal obligation on large energy suppliers to deliver energy efficiency measures to householders in Britain

ECO Scheme 2018 is currently funded by the following energy suppliers:

British Gas

Co-operative Energy

Economy Energy

EDF Energy

E-on Energy

Extra Energy

First Utility

Flow Energy



Scottish and Southern Energy

Scottish Power

Spark Energy


Utility Warehouse

How can I find out if I qualify for help from the ECO Scheme 2018 ?

To qualify for an ECO Scheme 2018 grant you must:

  • Live in your own home or one which you rent from a private landlord, AND
  • Receive at least one of the Qualifying State Benefits or Tax Credits

More information can be found about qualifying criteria for replacement storage heaters HERE or for replacement boilers HERE.

If you are unsure whether you qualify for an ECO Scheme 2018 grant, complete the form for the product you are interested in and we will call you back to advise you. The links to the product pages are below:

Storage Heater Grant Application Form

Step 1 of 3

  • 1. Your Details:

  • We need this to check whether you qualify for a storage heater grant

Gas Boiler Grant Application Form

Complete this form to apply for a grant to replace a broken mains gas boiler

Step 1 of 3

  • 1. Your Details:

  • We need this to confirm that you qualify for a boiler grant

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