The Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme is managed by Energy Saving Trust, which has been appointed by Ofgem to distribute payments to charities from energy companies who have breached rules. The scheme will be administered until 2021.
The priority of the scheme is to support individual energy consumers in vulnerable situations, with a small percentage of the fund available to support innovative products and services that will help existing or future energy consumers.
The funds can pay for anything from making a home more energy efficient, to providing advice that helps consumers keep on top of their bills.
The current round of the Energy Redress Scheme has three separate funds to ensure that projects of a similar nature and scale are assessed against each other:
The deadline for applications is 18 October 2019.