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Home heating oil help. We cannot wait for the 'detail'. Can help come retrospectively? Need oil NOW
edited 21 September 2022 at 4:47PM in LPG, heating oil, solid & other fuels
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If you’re not connected to the grid
Those households not on standard gas or electricity contracts, such as those living in park homes or on heat networks – and so outside the scheme – will be no worse off and will receive comparable support through a discretionary fund.
2.72kWp PV facing SSW installed Jan 2012. 11 x 247w panels, 2.5kw inverter. 29MWh generated, long-term average 2.6 Os.
Now they are back under the kWh price of gas comparatively I tend to agree
It may well be worth you lobbying your MP that whilst gas prices were known to be climbing out of control and this scheme was released in time. The height of oil prices this year has already been and gone so maybe they need to look at some monetary amount maybe from their discretionary fund.
However wait for the full details first.
Don't forget you are still benefitting from the EPG scheme for your electricity so you are not left out completely.
Energy Used Electricity only. Used 5975kwh in the last year in a 4/5 bedroom detached house EPC high B. Designed not retro-fitted ASHP Mitsubishi Ecodan, under floor heating ground floor, radiators 1st floor. Multi-fuel burner in lounge.
Energy usage reduction success below 6000kwh a year. Comfortable 19-21oC through winter depending on the room and vaulted ceilings etc.
Dyslexia sufferer don't be too harsh if I get things a bit topsy turdy.