Tackling fuel poverty in Scotland: a strategic approach

The fuel poverty strategy sets out policies and proposals for national government, local authorities and third sector partners to help meet the targets set out in the Fuel Poverty (Targets, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Act 2019.

Annex B – List of Acronyms

ABS – Area Based Schemes

BEIS - Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

CAS – Carers' Allowance Supplement

CFINE - Community Food Initiative North East

CWP – Cold Weather Payment

DWP – Department for Work and Pensions

ECO – Energy Company Obligation

EER – Energy Efficiency Rating

EIR – Environmental Impact Rating

EESSH – Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing

EFP – Extreme Fuel Poor

EHR – Enhanced Heating Regime

EPC – Energy Performance Certificate

FP – Fuel Poor

FWF – Fair Work First

HES – Home Energy Scotland

LHEES – Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy

LHS – Local Housing Strategy

MIG – Minimum Income Guarantee

rLW – real Living Wage

SAP – Standard Assessment Procedure

SCP – Scottish Child Payment

SHCS – Scottish House Condition Survey

WHD – Warm Homes Discount

WHS – Warmer Homes Scotland

ZEST - Net Zero Social Housing Taskforce


Email: FuelPovertyStrategy@gov.scot

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