QERB Energy is working in partnership with EDF Energy to provide and install 4kW Solar PV systems to qualifying homes in Cornwall.

To qualify, your household income must be less than £30,000 after you have paid your mortgage or rent and fuel bills or someone in your household must be in receipt of one of the listed qualifying benefits, and your home must be heated via electric, for example Electric Storage Heaters, Electric Room Heaters or an Electric Boiler. In order to access the full grant, your roof must be able to hold 12 panels, face approx South and not be shaded. If your roof faces a different direction or can only fit a smaller number of panels, we will still be able to provide a grant, but it may not cover the full install cost.

Qualifying benefits:
  • Child Tax Credit, Working Tax Credit or Child Benefit
  • Pension Guarantee Credit
  • Universal Credit, Income based JSA or ESA or Income Support
  • DLA, PIP, Carer or Attendance Allowance
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment or War Pensions Mobility Supplement

Cornwall County Council are able to qualify customers who do not meet the above criteria as per the below.

Solar Grant Application

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Cornwall County Council actively participate in the provision of ECO grant approvals for residents within the county. There is a £300 admin fee charged by Cornwall County Council to approve an application, which is included in the £1299 price. 

The following criteria will allow Cornwall County Council to approve an applicant for an ECO grant. One of these must apply.

1. Fuel Poor Households.

Household income is less than £30,000 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:

Respiratory, Circulatory, Musculoskeletal and Mental Health conditions.