Warm Home Discount

Eligibility criteria

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Are you eligible for £140 towards your electricity bill?


Please note: You must be a Green Star Energy customer at the date of submitting your application and the date of the payment. If you change energy supplier between us receiving your application and the Warm Home Discount payment date, you will need to apply to your new supplier's scheme. Eligibility criteria may vary between energy suppliers.

You or your partner must meet at least one or more of the following criteria groups:

1. Receive the Savings Element only of Pension Credit.

OR

2. Receive Council Tax Reduction for low income AND be aged 65 or more (born on or before 5th January 1954).

OR 

3. A household member must receive Child Tax Credit (or Universal Credit equivalent) with a total gross household income of £16,190 or less (excludes Working Tax Credit).

AND

  • Have parental responsibility for a  child under the age of 5 years (born on or after 1 April 2014) OR
  • Receive Child Tax Credit that includes a disability OR
  • Receive Disabled Child Premium/Element OR
  • Receive Income Support
  • Receive Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance

OR

4. Receive income-related Employment and Support Allowance.

AND

  • Have parental responsibility for a  child under the age of 5 years (born on or after 1 April 2014) OR
  • Receive Child Tax Credit that includes a disability OR
  • Receive Disabled Child Premium/Element OR
  • Receive Pensioner Premium

OR

5.  Receive Income Support (IS) or Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (IBJSA).

AND

  • Have parental responsibility for a  child under the age of 5 years (born on or after 1 April 2014) OR
  • Receive Child Tax Credit that includes a disability OR
  • Receive a Disabled Child Premium/Element OR
  • Receive a Pensioner Premium OR
  • Receive a Disability, enhanced OR
  • Receive a Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment

OR

6. Receive Working Tax Credit with a relevant income of £16,190 or less.

AND 

Receive Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment.

OR

7. Receive Universal Credit with earnings less than £1,349 per month.

AND 

Receive a Child Element.

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