Caxton House partnered with Power Up North London has been successful in its application for funding via the Energy Redress Scheme, from the Energy Saving Trust. Here is what Energy Redress said about the £20,190 grant:
Caxton House is a long-established multi-purpose Community Hub. They have worked in partnership with Power Up North London (PUNL), a local community energy group, since 2018 on a range of energy initiatives and energy saving and advice workshops for vulnerable residents. This work will complement other projects from the Centre that are supporting residents during the current cost of living crisis. The project will increase the energy advice services provided for vulnerable residents in Islington through weekly 1:1 sessions, across 18 months, where advice will be given on how to save both on energy consumption and costs through behaviour changes, energy saving measures, alternative tariffs and accessing available discounts and services. Home visits will be conducted to fit the measures for our most vulnerable residents. They will raise awareness of support schemes such as the warm homes discount, winter fuel payments, cost of living payments. priority services register and Islington Council’s SHINE service.