Exeter City Council covers the post code areas of EX1 to EX4 plus parts of EX5.

Exeter City Council actively participate in the provision of ECO grant approvals for residents within the Exeter City Council district.

Financial assistance to tup up an ECO grant by up to £2000 is sometimes possible from Exeter City Council, subject to individual circumstances.

Exeter City Council are currently financially supporting our FREE Solar PV offer in partnership with EDF Energy. 

There is no admin fee charged by Exeter City Council to approve an application.

Further support maybe available from Wessex Credit Resolutions.

ECO Grant Approval

The following criteria will allow Exeter City 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 E 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 (ie asthma, COPD), Cardiovascular disease (ie heart disease), Mental Health (ie Schizophrenia, bipolar), Dementia, Cancer, Limited Mobility, Autoimmune, & Immunodeficiency (ie lupus, MS, diabetes, HIV), Neurobiological (ie Fibromyalgia, ME), Haemoglobinopathies (ie sickle sell, Thalassaemia) and severe learning disabilities.

3. Aged 60 or over.

4. All Park Home residents also qualify.

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