Gas connections could save fuel poor

Simply connecting more people to the gas grid could lift thousands out of fuel poverty and save them £900 annually. The Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) says 140,000 families a year could be lifted out of fuel poverty simply by targeting support to connect fuel poor homes to the gas grid. In their latest report, […]

Minister’s gas storage claim branded ‘disingenuous’

The Government’s claim that UK taxpayers will save millions of pounds following its decision against subsidising new gas storage facilities is “disingenuous”. That’s the damning verdict from the head of the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) after Energy Minister Michael Fallon (pictured) declared bill payers would save up to £750 million over a 10-year period […]

Minister's gas storage claim branded ‘disingenuous’

The Government’s claim that UK taxpayers will save millions of pounds following its decision against subsidising new gas storage facilities is “disingenuous”. That’s the damning verdict from the head of the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) after Energy Minister Michael Fallon (pictured) declared bill payers would save up to £750 million over a 10-year period […]

DECC seeks views on proposed EU ETS penalty changes

The UK Government is seeking views on the proposed changes to regulations on simplifying the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) penalties for businesses. The ETS was introduced in 2005 to help the EU meet its obligations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 8% below the 1990 level under the Kyoto Protocol – the first global […]

National campaign tries to plug the “Hole in the Roof”

A national campaign has been launched to raise awareness about heat loss from homes. The “Hole in the Roof” scheme kicked off today by the Heating and Hot Water Industry Council, a branch of the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA), wants to show people that simple changes to behaviour can make a real difference when […]