ECO guidance

Here you can access guidance and publications on the ECO scheme.

What our guidance does

It outlines:

  • how we determine which suppliers are obligated
  • how obligated suppliers can meet their obligations
  • when and what suppliers need to report on, and
  • information on ECO measures.

What it doesn’t do

It’s not intended as a definitive guide to the legislative provisions of The Electricity and Gas (Energy Company Obligation) (Amendment) Order 2017 (ECO2t Order).

The documents below apply to all measures installed on or after 1 April 2017.

Any measures installed between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2017, should comply with our ECO2 guidance and associated documents. Any measures installed before 1 April 2015, should comply with our previous guidance, which is available in the overview of previous schemes section of our website.

If you’re unable to find the document you are looking for, contact the ECO team who will be happy to help.
 

ECO2t Key Scheme Resources (From 1 April 2017 only)

Guidance

Date Published

Energy Company Obligation 2017-18 (ECO2t) Guidance: Administration

12 April 2017

Energy Company Obligation 2017-18 (ECO2t) Guidance: Delivery

12 April 2017

Summary of amendments to the ECO2 guidance for ECO2t 

12 April 2017

Publication

 Date Published

ECO2t Measures Table 2 Feb 2017
ECO2t Data Dictionary 2 Feb 2017
ECO2t Notification Template 2 Feb 2017
ECO2t Appropriate Guarantees 28 Feb 2017

ECO2t Pre-existing Loft Insulation Declaration

28 Feb 2017
ECO2t Notifying a supplier of a decision to refuse or revoke measures 28 Feb 2017
ECO2t Open letter: Standards of installation for room-in-roof insulation 16 Mar 2017
ECO2t Help to Heat Group guidance note 16 Mar 2017
ECO2t FAQs for Domestic Consumers 16 Mar 2017
ECO2t Boiler Assessment Checklist 16 Mar 2017
ECO2t Electric Storage Heater Assessment Checklist 16 Mar 2017
ECO2t Address formatting guidance note 16 Mar 2017

ECO2t HHCRO Templates to evidence private domestic premises

16 Mar 2017

ECO2t Social housing E, F and G declaration 28 Mar 2017
ECO2t Deemed scores 28 Mar 2017
ECO2t Privacy policy 30 Mar 2017
ECO2t Notice of receipt of an application for extension 30 Mar 2017
The ECO tool 30 Mar 2017
ECO2t District heating pre-conditions (insulation): Technical report template 31 Mar 2017
ECO2t Toolkit 31 Mar 2017

Publications and updates

  • Published: 12th Apr 2017
  • Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
This document provides guidance on how we will deliver the ECO scheme in line with the new ECO2t requirements for measures installed from 1 April 2017.

  • Published: 12th Apr 2017
  • Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
This document provides guidance on how we will administer the ECO scheme in line with the new ECO2t requirements for measures installed from 1 April 2017.

  • Published: 12th Apr 2017
  • Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
This document outlines the updates we have made to the previous ECO2 Guidance documents (version 1.1) that were published on 1 December 2015.

  • Published: 3rd Apr 2017
  • Guidance
  • 0 Associated documents
The documents below apply to all ECO2 measures installed between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2017.

  • Published: 31st Mar 2017
  • Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
This technical report can be used to evidence instances where there are technical reasons why a cavity cannot be filled.

  • Published: 31st Mar 2017
  • Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
Ofgem's ECO2t Toolkit for installers and other third parties involved in delivering ECO2t measures.

  • Published: 30th Mar 2017
  • Guidance
  • 0 Associated documents
Ofgem’s postcode lookup tool for use on the ECO2t scheme and for identifying eligibility under the CERO Rural element.

  • Published: 30th Mar 2017
  • Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
This document explains how Ofgem will collect, use, and protect personal information that it obtains under the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme.

  • Published: 30th Mar 2017
  • Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
This document explains how we let energy suppliers know that we have received an application to extend the notification deadline for a completed measure under ECO2t.

  • Published: 28th Mar 2017
  • Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
This publication contains the final Deemed Scores Matrix for use on the ECO scheme from 1 April 2017 (ECO2t).

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