Receive funding for changing your energy demands

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) is working with fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) on a new initiative where organisations and communities can receive payments for changing their energy demands. This is as an alternative to upgrading cables and substations.

Social Constraint Managed Zones (SCMZ) Where funding for changing energy demands is available.
Social Constraint Managed Zones (SCMZ) South Oxfordshire around Didcot and Cholsey

How could I change my energy demands?

SSEN are looking for anything that decreases or changes energy demands. This could include installation of LED lighting, battery storage or utilising variable rate electricity tariffs or any of the options below.

  • Reducing your peak demand
  • Time shifting your electricity consumption or
  • Reducing your overall demand

You do not need to be an expert to get involved in this project. There is seed funding and expert advice available for proposals and support available throughout the tender process.

How do I get more information on this project?

Read the full leaflet from SSEN.

Ask questions, find out more and meet potential partners at the upcoming workshop.  Register to attend.

Match Making Workshop Thursday 4th July 2019 10am-3.30pm
Reading Museum, Blagrave Street, Reading, RG1 1QH

SSEN do have the capacity to arrange individual meetings with interested partners who can’t make it to the workshop, so please contact NEA ASAP if anyone would like to take up that opportunity.