South Somerset District Council covers the towns of Chard, Yeovil, Castle Cary, Somerton, Wincanton and Ilminster. 

South Somerset District Council require all applicants to apply through the Home Energy Team at the Centre for Sustainable Energy.

There is a £50 admin fee charged by the Centre for Sustainable Energy to approve an application. QERB energy will reimburse this fee upon install.

Further support maybe available from Wessex Credit Resolutions.

ECO Grant Approval

The following criteria will allow South Somerset District Council to approve an applicant for an ECO grant. One of these must apply.

1. Fuel Poor Households.

Household income is less than the limits within the table below after paying mortgage/rent and fuel bills and the home’s EPC Rating is D or below (where there is no EPC we can assess the property against a list of criteria or produce an EPC). 

2.  Low Income & Vulnerable to the cold.

Households who have health conditions sensitive to the cold/damp will be eligible. These are:

 Disability or long term limiting illness
 Hypertension
 Cardiovascular condition
 Respiratory condition
 Has attended hospital due to a fall
 Mental health condition
 Pregnant
 Stroke or previous stroke

Energy Saving products available

We are able to offer a wide range of energy saving products and services in Plymouth, supported by ECO grants (unless otherwise stated).

  • Gas Boiler Replacement
  • LPG Boiler Replacement
  • Oil Boiler Replacement
  • High Heat Retention Storage Heaters
  • Heating controls
  • Smart Heating controls
  • Air Source Heat Pumps
  • Ground Source Heat Pumps
  • Loft Insulation
  • Cavity Wall Insulation
  • External Wall Insulation
  • Solar PV
  • Solar iBoost (with Solar PV)
  • Battery Storage (not ECO)
  • EV Charge Points (OLEV Grant)
  • Cavity Wall extraction (not ECO)
  • Nest Protect, Cam & Hello (not ECO)
  • Plus other standard Plumbing & heating services