QERB Energy is working in partnership with Mid Devon District Council and EDF Energy to provide and install 4kW Solar PV systems to qualifying homes in the Mid Devon District.

To qualify, your household net income must be less than £38,000 or someone in your household must be over either under 16 years of age, pregnant, over 60 years of age or 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

Mid Devon District Council are able to qualify customers who do not meet the above criteria as per the below.

Solar Grant Application

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Mid Devon District Council actively participate in the provision of ECO grant approvals for residents within their district. There is no admin fee charged by Mid Devon District Council to approve an application.

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

1. Fuel Poor Households.

Household net income is less than £38,000 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. Aged over 60 years old.

3. Have a child under 16 or are pregnant.

4.  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), Substance misuers,  Haemoglobinopathies (ie sickle sell, Thalassaemia) or have severe learning disabilities.