Energy Efficiency

The Council aims to help residents within the Tendring community to save energy within their home. Energy efficiency work contributes to tackling climate change, increasing the provision of affordable warmth in Tendring and can save money on your fuel bills.

The main functions of our service include:
• Referring people to home insulation grant schemes
• Coordination of Tendring’s Affordable Warmth Strategy
• Providing energy saving advice
• Development of new carbon reduction and sustainable energy initiative

If you are interested in making your home more energy efficient by installing; cavity wall insulation, loft insulation, external wall insulation, energy efficient boiler and more; Please contact your energy provider and enquire about any available deals.

The current Energy Company Obligation (ECO) funding is being provided to qualifying households to help cut their energy bills and reduce Carbon emissions by installing energy saving measures. Available measures can be fully or partially funded and include Cavity Wall Insulation, Loft Insulation, Room in Roof Insulation, Solid Wall Insulation, Boiler Replacement and new heating systems. It is aimed at those households living in fuel poverty.

Grant funding is calculated using Ofgem deemed Carbon and savings scores. Grant Funding will differ between property types, property size, fuel types and insulation levels. All ECO grant funding is subject to a property assessment by a Warm Homes Provider.

Statement of Intent - ECO version 1    (Superseded)

Statement of Intent ECO version 2

To request a referral form to a Warm Homes Provider please download, print and complete the form (Flexible Eligibility Form) and return it to -

Energy Efficiency
Private Sector Housing
Tendring District Council
Town Hall
Station Road
Clacton on Sea
CO15 1SE

Tendring District Council currently has a memorandum of understanding with the following companies to provide ECO flexible eligibility -

Aran Services (0800 587 7795)

If you are unable to print the form or for any other enquiries please email or telephone 01255 686617.

If you are thinking about switching your energy provider, visit the Essex Energy Switch Page, on this page you will find details on how to apply and how much savings could be on offer!

Home Energy Strategy & Report 2017

Home Energy Strategy Appendix B

HECA Report 2019

Last updated on: 31/07/2019 - 16:23