Sky-high energy bills ‘could deter older people from turning their heating on’

More than a million older households across the UK are already living in fuel poverty, according to Age UK

Trade body calls on government to scrap VAT on energy bills

Almost 76% of Brits support VAT cut on energy bills, according to new research

Seven charities awarded £1.9m to tackle fuel poverty

Charities will receive grants from £49,000 to more than £678,000 for projects designed to support energy justice and cut CO2 emissions

End of energy poverty era by 2030 ‘could create 500m new jobs in Africa and Asia’

The renewable investment could create 30 times more employment than further development of fossil fuels, according to new research

EU to boost climate funding with further €4bn for poorer countries

Europe already contributes an estimated $25 billion in climate finance every year, Ursula von der Leyen said

Could AI hold the key to fuel poverty?

A new data software is being developed to identify fuel-poor households across London, the East and South East

ENA invites net zero innovators in support of vulnerable consumers

The body is looking for partners to turn an idea into an innovation project that will benefit vulnerable households during the energy transition

UK unlocks £160m energy efficiency package for social houses

The investment is forecast to help tenants save around £170 per year on energy bills

Nottingham City Council seeks £140m to tackle fuel poverty

It will spend the money on installing energy efficiency retrofits, improving housing stock and adopting more affordable renewable power

Scotland announces extra £9m to tackle fuel poverty this year

The Area Based Scheme has helped deliver energy efficiency improvements to more than 100,000 homes since the programme launched in 2013, generating savings worth more than £900m on energy bills