THAW Orkney is reminding folk of a fund that is still open for a limited period, and which could help households benefit from energy efficient white goods.
Orkney produces 120% of its energy needs through renewables. It is also a major international testing site for new developments particularly in marine renewables.
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“Families, and others, are living in these situations daily, and there is a proven impact on both mental and physical wellbeing.”
“I’m trying to show the OIC, and anyone else who may be in charge of a funding scheme, how much we value this team and how much they have helped our Community and how much they now need our help to keep them funded, in employment and doing the job they’re brilliant at.” Dee Steel
““The most significant increase the staff team has seen is in emergency electricity vouchers. In the financial year 2019-20 THAW Orkney issued vouchers worth just over £6000.”
“Over the last 15 years Orkney has become very successful at participating in EU research and collaboration programmes relating to sustainable energy.” Gareth Davies, Co-Chair of OREF
Tuesday evening, 4th of February, saw a presentation by Lindsey Johnson of THAW on fuel poverty
Established in December 2014 THAW Orkney is a charitable organisation which has done amazing work in the islands to help people with their energy needs
Orkney Housing Association has agreed to become a member of not-for-profit energy supplier Our Power,
Local fuel poverty charity THAW Orkney, is the lead agency for the new WellBeing Orkney project