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Saving energy for Stafford area ... and looking after our planet!

Please note: due to lack of funding, Stafford Area Save Your Energy website is no longer being updated. We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause.

If you have the expertise and resources to help build a new upgraded website in collaboration with Sustainability Matters, please contact

We thank everyone who has visited the site over the last 11 years.


Welcome to the Save Your Energy website, which is packed with practical advice and information about how to save energy in your home or business, and how to generate your own heat or electricity using renewable energy sources.

Cut carbon emissions: Saving energy will cut your bills and reduce your carbon emissions. This is vital if we are to reduce the impact of climate change, now and in the future.

Over 200,000 unique visits per year: Although intended mainly for people living in and around Stafford, Staffordshire, much of the information is useful wherever you are, and we welcome visitors from far and wide.

Local case studies and services: This site also tells you about households and businesses who have made energy-saving changes, and provides links to localcompanies providing relevant products and services.

Non-profit: The website, founded in 2008, is maintained by Sustainability Matters, a not-for-profit community group. Let us know if you have any ideas or suggestions to improve the site, or would like to feature your energy-saving project on the site - just click .

Your community: Thinking about solar panels for your community hall or social club, or want to make your neighbourhood more eco-friendly? See our Community Energy section for advice and tips or to add your event or activity to the 'What's on' list.


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Cooking - a menu for saving

Vegetables cook faster if you chop them into smaller chunks, use just enough water to cover, use the smallest pan possible for the quantity, and cover with a lid.


Give your home a health check!

Free help and advice from Stafford Borough Council

Healthy houseKeep warm, manage fuel bills

Reduce the risk of fires and accidents

Prevent falls in the home

Adapt your home for a disabled person

Essential repairs and maintenance

Free, no obligation home visit from a Health and Housing advisor

Download 'Give your home a health check'

or phone (01785) 619000


Warmer Homes Stafford

Live in Stafford Borough? Then talk to us today about finding help

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Offers and support available for 2019

Check out the Warmer Homes Stafford website


Companies and installers

Use our list of local suppliers to find what you're looking for

Click on 'Where to find help?' above


Suffering financial hardship?
You can apply for financial help from energy suppliers


Warm Home Discount

Get £140 off your energy bill for winter 2018-19

It's 'first come, first served' for many eligible energy customers. See if you qualify here



Focus on Feed-in Tariffs

Click here for our handy summary of the latest rates

Closure of FIT scheme in 2019!!

Note that the FIT scheme will close to new entrants from 31 March 2019. See Feed-in Tariff to close for newcomers



Health Through WarmthHTW logo

Do you know someone whose health is affected by cold living conditions?

Do they require assistance with the installation of heating and insulation that they cannot fully fund themselves?

Click here for more information about npower's Health Through Warmth, and how it may be able to help

Your energy supply

Citizens' Advice helps you find answers to all your questions!


For free impartial energy advice:

If you live in England, Wales or Northern Ireland, phone the Energy Saving Advice Service on 0300 123 1234 (national rate calls).
If you live in Scotland phone Home Energy Scotland free on 0808 808 2282.

Do you live in a rented property in Stafford Borough? Are you concerned about the state of the property or its management? You can phone the Housing Standards team at Stafford Borough Council on 01785 619000, for advice.

NOTE: Some deals for energy efficiency measures may apply to homeowners only. Tenants should consult with their landlords before taking any action.


Save Energy, Save Money, Save the Earth