More About Scottishpower (UK)
Scottish Power Warm Home Discount Eligibility:
You can contact your supplier to check if you are eligible to get the discount which will not affect your Cold Weather Payment or Winter Fuel Payment. There are 2 ways through which you can qualify for the Scottish Power Warm Home Discount scheme. You should either fall into the following two categories:
1. Core Group
2. Broader Group
How to apply for this scheme depends on how you qualify for the discount. You can still qualify for the discount if you use pre-pay or pay-as-you-go electricity meter or you can use a voucher provided by your supplier to top up your meter.
Groups For Scottish Power Warm Home Discount
If you receive the guaranteed credit of pension then you already fall into this group and you don’t need to apply for anything. The Scottish Power Warm Home Discount applies automatically to your bill.
If you are on a low income and meet your energy supplier’s criteria for the scheme. You sometimes need certain credits such as income support or universal credits to qualify for the Scottish Power Warm Home Discount.
Being in the core group gives you benefits you in many ways for example you don’t need to apply for anything and you’ll receive a letter from Work or Pension to automatically receive the discount. If you don’t receive any letter, you need to ring the Scottish Power Warm Home Discount helpline 00 44 345 270 0700.
In the broader group you need to ask your energy supplier to apply for the Scottish Power Warm Home Discount. Different suppliers have different criteria of applying so make sure about that too. Most of the time suppliers offer the Scottish Power Warm Home Discount on first come, first serve basis so you should make contact them as soon as possible.
Offers By Scottish Power Warm Home Discount:
There are certain companies which offer Scottish Power Warm Home Discount from “Affect Energy” to “Utility Warehouse”. You can ask your supplier directly whether it is listed within the Scottish Power Warm Home Discount list.
If you receive gas and electricity from the same supplier, you can use the discount as per your need and switch your discount to your gas bills instead of electricity but it doesn’t work if you are using different suppliers for different bills.