Green and sustainable living

ECO4 Grant Scheme

Enjoy a warm cosy home with our government backed schemes, funding is now available for Energy Saving Home Improvements: -

  • Insulation
  • Boilers & Low Carbon Central Heating
  • Solar & Renewable Energy Technologies

The Council can now approve even more applicants under ECO4-flex, qualification criteria is set out in the City of Lincoln Statement of Intent. 

There are three routes for approval.

1) Income – households with a gross household income of under £31,000
2) Proxies – households that meet a combination of two proxies. Examples of proxies include homes in areas of high multiple deprivation and households receiving a Council Tax rebate
3) NHS Referral – households identified as low-income and vulnerable, with an occupant whose health conditions may be impacted further by living in a cold home

If you are a home owner or tenant and want to know more about ECO4-flex please read our ECO Flex Guidance for Householders or if you would like to speak to a member of the Council's Energy Advice Team you can email:  

If you are an installer and want to know how to access ECO4-flex on behalf of a Lincoln householder please read our ECO Flex Guidance for Installers.

How to apply

If you are a householder interested in the scheme, please call YES Energy Solutions.

Call 03309 126199 or access the YES Energy Solutions contact form

Previous Statements

In 2024 the City of Lincoln Council have updated the Statement of Intent and are currently using Version 4.  The following, previously published documents have been withdrawn:-

Statement of Intent for Greater Lincolnshire Version 1 - Withdrawn 

Statement of Intent for Central Lincolnshire Version 2 - Withdrawn

Statement of Intent for Central Lincolnshire Version 3- Withdrawn 

Energy-saving advice

If your home does not have gas central heating you may be eligible for additional support and grant funding.  For more information and contact details visit the Home Upgrade Grant webpage. 

The City of Lincoln Council have a Home Energy Advice Team you can contact for 1-2-1 advice and support for more information and to find out how to contact the team visit our Home Energy Advice page.  You can also find useful advice on the Help For Households website.