Local Authorities

YES Energy Solutions specialise in helping Local Authorities reduce CO2 and tackle fuel poverty.

As a Community Interest Company, we like to think of ourselves as the bridge between the public and private sector.

Not only do we design and deliver Council backed energy efficiency projects, but also work with Energy Companies to draw down funding to support the work.

We’re a company with a social purpose. Rather than generating profit for shareholders, we reinvest the money we make into the communities we support. Everything we do centres on reducing CO2 and alleviating fuel poverty.

Together we can implement effective energy saving schemes that will support whole communities and improve quality of life for thousands of residents.

Call: 01422 880100

(Office Hours: 9am - 5pm, Mon - Fri)

Developing LA Flex

Flexible eligibility, or LA Flex, allows certain residents in addition to those receiving state benefits to qualify for the Energy Company Obligation scheme.

Find out more about how to encorporate LA Flex into your energy efficiency policies.

Local Authority Guide to ECO and Green Deal

YES Energy Solutions, in partnership with the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE), has launched a handy 'how to' guide to help Local Authorities develop their understanding of the Government's ECO and Green Deal schemes.
Download our Local Authority guide

Speaking From Experience

YES Energy Solutions have managed some of the largest Council backed energy saving schemes in the UK. These include:

  • Wrap Up Leeds & Wrap Up Leeds Plus (Leeds City Council)
  • Insulate Hampshire (Hampshire County Council & Partners)
  • Kirklees Warm Zone (Kirklees Council)
  • Wakefield Low Carbon Communities (Wakefield Council)
  • South Kesteven Insulation Project (South Kesteven District Council)
  • The BIG Energy Upgrade (6 Local Authorities in Yorkshire and the Humber)
  • West Yorkshire Green Deal Demonstrators (Kirklees / Leeds / Calderdale)

See our project archive


As a Green Deal Provider, we have established effective bilateral agreements with major Energy Companies and work closely with them to achieve their carbon reduction obligations. We can use funding sources from programmes like the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) to support a whole range of Local Authority schemes.

In some cases we can work with Energy Companies to provide specific funding sources for area based initiatives that provide better subsidy rates and additional support for householders.

Local Labour

For Green Deal Approved Installers using our national SME installer network, YES Energy Solutions can source industry approved contractors that are local to your area. Not only can we offer your constituents a localised service, but boost the local economy in the process!

All of our installer partners are approved Green Deal installers and wherever we can, we will always select companies that are based within the Local Authority areas we’re working in.

Find out more about our SME installer network

An Ethical Approach

YES Energy Solutions is a Community Interest Company committed to fighting Climate Change and offering real solutions to fuel poverty.

As an asset locked organisation, we invest our profits back into our objectives for the good of the community.

With no shareholders to satisfy, we use the capital we generate to offer critical energy saving solutions for UK communities, as well as a range of support to help vulnerable householders keep on top of their energy bills.

Local Authority Testimonials

"Wrap Up Leeds has been incredibly well received by the people of Leeds and the job creation, affordable warmth and income maximisation benefits are clear for all to see. Plus, the data collected has given us a clear understanding of the future energy efficiency needs of our residents. We have established an effective working relationship with YES and their subsidiaries which we’re already building on with Wrap Up Leeds+, our new Green Deal demonstrator programme."
George Munson - Energy and Climate Change Manager, Leeds City Council
"YES’ ability to work closely with a variety of partners and ensure a high quality scheme as well as providing excellent customer service and follow up to Hampshire residents, has helped ensure the success of Insulate Hampshire. They managed the project, funding and three installers extremely well."
Vicky Beechy, Hampshire County Council
"YES was the managing agent for Kirklees Warm Zone and the RE-Charge scheme. There has been an excellent working relationship, which is due to good communication, an understanding of the Council’s needs and requirements, and the ability of the YES team to respond well to the customer’s needs. YES have a positive and committed approach to good customer service which is paramount when working with partners."
Kay Beagley - Programme Manager, Kirklees Council
"Wakefield Council have a long history of working in partnership with YES on the delivery of effective home energy efficiency schemes. These schemes include the delivery of targeted hard-to-treat and heating initiatives, as well as area based insulation schemes. Of notable mention is the very successful Low Carbon Communities Scheme."
Mark Hooton - Home Energy Manager, Wakefield Council

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