The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a government energy efficiency scheme to help reduce carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty.
Under ECO large energy suppliers has a target based on it’s share of the domestic energy market to fund the installation of energy efficiency measures to households.
The energy suppliers work with the installers to introduce certain energy efficiency measures into the domestic market.
To be eligible for some of the measures under the ECO grants scheme you have to be on the following benefits.
|Child Tax Credit with income as stated on the letter that meets the criteria||1 x Adult with 1 child, earning up to £17,400|
|1 x Adult with 2 children, earning up to £21,600|
|1 x Adult with 3 children, earning up to £25,800|
|1 x Adult with 4 or more children, earning up to £30,000|
|2 x Adults with 1 child, earning up to £24,000|
|2 x Adults with 2 children, earning up to £28,200|
|2 x Adults with 3 children, earning up to £32,400|
|2 x Adults with 4 or more children, earning up to £36,600|
|State Pension Credit||Pension Credit Guarantee|
|or Guarantee Credit & Savings Credit|
|Working Tax Credit||with an income under £13,200 if only Adult|
|or under £19,800 if 2 Adults listed on Tax Credit Award|
|Income Related JSA/ESA or Income Support||Income Support|
|or Income-Based Job Seeker’s Allowance|
|or Income-related Employment Support Allowance|
|Universal Credit (Single Adult) with Net earned monthly income under;
|No Children = £1,100|
|1 Child = £1,450|
|2 Children = £1,800|
|3 Children = £2,150|
|4 or more Children = £2,500|
|Universal Credit (Two Adults) with Net earned monthly income under;||No Children = £1,650|
|1 Child = £2,000|
|2 Children = £2,350|
|3 Children = £2,700|
|4 or more Children = £3,050|