Government Grants for Solar Panels in Scotland

Are you a homeowner in Scotland looking for financial assistance to install solar panels? Look no further!

FREE SOLAR PANELS, HEAT PUMPS, AND INSULATION NOW AVAILABLE UNDER THE ECO4 SCHEME FOR HOMES IN SCOTLAND:

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Free solar panels are now available in Scotland through the ECO4 grant scheme.

Many households on benefits are eligible for 100% grant funding to cover the cost of solar panels.

This government grant for solar panels and heat pumps aims to reduce energy bills for households on benefits and lower-income families receiving means-tested benefits

Introduced in 2022, these solar grants are part of Scotland's effort to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.

Click HERE to find out more about the ECO4 Scheme.

Why choose MyEco Energy?

Our team of solar installers specializes in domestic solar panel installation across Scotland, including additional services such as power upgrades, solar panels with battery storage, and solar batteries to enhance existing systems.

As fully qualified roofing experts we also offer re-roofing with solar panels, fitted to the highest of standards by our experienced team.

Eager to assist you, our team will help evaluate your home's specific needs, guiding you through the initial consultation, system design, and final installation.

Fully insured, we offer an insurance-backed guarantee on all solar panel installation jobs, ensuring your peace of mind.

We serve Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Lanarkshire, Ayrshire, Falkirk, West Lothian, Dunbartonshire, Stirling, Edinburgh, Dundee, Fife, Aberdeen, Inverness, and most other parts of Scotland.

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BENEFITS OF SOLAR PANELS

Lower energy bills

Increase your energy independence

Protects you from rising energy costs

Increase property value

Low maintenance

Reduce your carbon footprint

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Marlene R

"All in all, dealing with MyEco Energy was hassle free. Installers did good, clean & tidy job. Cleared up behind them. Will recommend based on the work carried out so far."

Samantha L

"Can’t fault the team, very knowledgeable. We had so many conversations with companies but felt at ease with the level of detail in our quote. Signed up within a week and getting installed in the next 3/4 weeks. We choose the date."

Asher J

"Our solar panel system was installed by MyEco Energy in a single day. It was encouraging to see that the small mess made during the installation was cleaned up and that the furniture and other items were put back where they belonged. A job well done!"

George E

"The team at MyEco Energy was professional and quick. They were able to install my solar panels quickly and seamlessly, and I'm thrilled with the energy savings I've seen as a result."

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ECO4 Grant funding in Scotland

FREE SOLAR PANELS, HEAT PUMPS, AND INSULATION NOW AVAILABLE UNDER THE ECO4 SCHEME FOR HOMES IN SCOTLAND

The ECO4 scheme in Scotland offers grants to homeowners and private tenants to enhance energy efficiency and reduce heating expenses. Available until March 2026, this government-funded program aims to lower energy bills and decrease carbon emissions.

Through the scheme, energy suppliers must provide grants for energy-saving measures across three categories: heating, insulation, and low-carbon technologies. These measures can include cavity wall insulation, solid wall insulation, solar panels, and heat pumps.

For a household to qualify for the ECO4 grant, it must meet both of the following conditions:

Energy Rating: The property must have a low energy rating, specifically in the E to G range. This means the property's Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) should indicate an energy efficiency rating within this range.

High Energy Costs: The property must have high energy costs. Ofgem typically defines high energy costs for properties that use electric heating or are off the gas grid, relying on alternative heating sources like oil or LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) boilers.

In addition, a member of the household must be in receipt of one of the following means-tested benefits:

  • Working Tax Credits
  • Child Tax Credits
  • Income Support
  • Income-based ESA
  • Income-based JSA
  • Pension Savings Credit
  • Pension Guarantee Credit
  • Housing Benefit
  • Universal Credit

Check your eligibility by completing our Suitability Survey below

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1. Complete our Suitability Survey or Contact Form
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2. A friendly advisor will contact you
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3. Arrange a free home assessment
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4. Installation of your new system
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Solar Panels with Battery Storage

Do you like the idea of converting to a renewable energy source like solar panels, but worry about what happens when the weather is dull and overcast?

Solar battery storage provides the ideal backup system and can increase your solar panels energy utilisation rate by between 30% and 85%.

Your home battery storage system manages your energy requirements and makes it easier to make money from any excess energy that your panels generate. Therefore, installing solar batteries in Scotland could be a lucrative investment for your future.

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The weather in Scotland makes your solar panels less efficient, and it’s not unusual to have overcast weather for days on end. Therefore, it’s wise to supplement your PV system with a solar battery or multiple batteries depending on the size of your array.

The best solar battery storage system stores the excess energy the panels generate for use at a later stage. They ensure that you have a consistent supply, regardless of the weather.

You may have heard news of possible blackouts in the media, battery storage offers your home protection in the event of power cuts and the like.

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Financial Benefits and Incentives of Solar Panels

Solar panels provide an array of financial benefits and incentives that make them an attractive energy option.

Government grants can significantly reduce installation costs, making it more accessible for homeowners and businesses.

Over time, the energy generated from solar panels can drastically reduce monthly utility bills since sunlight is a free and renewable resource.

Excess power can be sold back to the grid, creating an additional revenue stream.

Environmentally friendly practices such as solar energy can also increase property value.

Solar panels also contribute to long-term financial stability by providing a hedge against fluctuating energy prices. By relying on the sun, a consistent and inexhaustible energy source, users can insulate themselves from market volatility in fossil fuel costs.