Changes to our qualifying criteria


The Fuel Poor Network Extension Scheme (FPNES) is a scheme delivered by the Gas Distribution Networks (GDNS) in partnership with other organisations to help tackle fuel poverty by supporting off-grid, fuel poor households to connect to the gas network.

From 1 April 2021 the eligibility criteria is changing for both Private and Social Properties.

For more information on how to qualify if you are a owner occupier or private rented please click here

For information on how to qualify if you live in a social or Local Authority property please click here

To complete an online assessment form click here or to speak to one of our advisors call 0121 592 0181