Energy Bills Support Scheme (EBSS) - Alternative Funding portal

07 March 2023

The portal for the Energy Bill Support Scheme (Alternative Funding) will provide £400 payments to customers who do not have a direct relationship with an energy supplier, including those on communal and district heating systems. The portal for the domestic Alternative Fuel Payment (Alternative Fund) scheme will provide £200 payments to customers who are not connected to the mains gas grid.


This session covers:

  • Eligibility
  • How to apply 
  • Fraud and scam messaging
  • Your help communicating the schemes 
  • Answering any final questions you may have.


  • Natalie Turner, Policy Officer, National Housing Federation
  • Curtis Clough, Eligibility, Scope, and Engagement Lead, Department for Energy Security and Net Zero.

All our recorded webinars can be found on our website under Resources.

Who to speak to

Rory Hughes, Policy Officer