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Action on Energy Cambridgeshire is a partnership between Cambridgeshire County Council, Cambridge City Council, East Cambridgeshire District Council, Fenland District Council, Huntingdonshire District Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council.

Together we provide our communities with advice on how to maximise the energy efficiency of their homes, save money on their energy bills and cut their carbon emissions.

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Our authoritative advice includes information on the energy efficiency measures available, practical guidance, funding opportunities and support to find an installer.

Visit the Action on Energy website to find out more.

Grant Funding Available : Home Upgrade Grant 2

Home Upgrade Grant 2 is a government-backed scheme running from April 2023 to March 2025 to provide energy efficiency measures and low-carbon heating for low-income households.

The scheme can deliver energy saving measures such as:

  • Cavity wall insulation
  • Loft insulation
  • Solid wall insulation
  • Floor insulation
  • Draught-proofing
  • Heat pumps
  • Solar PV


You may be eligible for this funding if:

  • Your home has an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of D, E, F or G. Visit the GOV.UK website to find out if your property has an EPC rating,
  • Your home doesn’t have a mains gas supply, or you don’t use gas as your main source of heating, for example, you use electricity, oil, LPG or solid fuels as the main heating source for your home.

And either:

  • You have a total household annual income of £34,500 or less (before housing costs/bills)


  • You receive a means-tested benefit, subject to approval.

For more information and how to apply for this funding, please visit the Action on Energy website.

Energy efficiency booklet

Read our Energy efficiency booklet. In addition to information about domestic energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades, it provides details of available sources of funding to help you reduce your carbon footprint.