Free home energy help


Energise Sussex Coast (ESC) received funding from the Cheyne Wind Farm to help Rye residents and surrounding area to bring down their cost of energy, gas and water bills as well as reduce carbon emissions. The free and friendly service is for everyone as most people surely would like to cut their energy costs. As well as this the staff of ESC can also access freebies like LED bulbs, draught proofing kits and bring energy / mould monitors.

Energy Sussex Coast has funding for Rye

The advisor can help with many issues: problems people have with their energy provider and will talk to them with the resident present; give advice on cheapest tariffs available; give information on how to access free or part funded insulation and energy efficiency measures, boiler replacement or repairs; help to access grants and home discounts; help to reduce water debts and find grants for white goods as well as give advice on home DIY. The green handyman from ESC would be happy to come to your home and install energy saving measures.

People can request a telephone appointment or home visit. To book either, please email: or call 01424 390 062 and speak to one of the team. You can self refer or, if using the food bank they and the GP, can make a referral for you. The helpline is the same telephone number as above. Kate Meakin is in the office Monday to Friday between 9:30am – 2:30pm.

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