Fuel poverty
Somerset charity awarded £80k to tackle fuel poverty

The Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) will use the money to offer efficiency and billing advice

MPs launch inquiry into energy efficiency

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee is inviting written submissions until 17th January 2019

E.ON uses satellite imagery to tackle fuel poverty

It has teamed up with space experts to use near real-time and archived data to reduce heat loss in homes

UK’s elderly urged to sign up to Cold Weather Priority initiative

It allows the vulnerable to be prioritised when it comes to delivering fuel supplies during winter months

Scotland ‘must lift thousands out of fuel poverty’

Citizens Advice Scotland have called for a consumer helpline to be set up to help solve the problem

EU efficiency improvements ‘could avoid 27,500 premature deaths by 2030’

These changes could also save up to €2.5bn due to premature mortality from indoor cold

UK Government ‘to miss fuel poverty target by at least 60 years’

Think tank IPPR is calling for a ‘fundamental reform’ of the Energy Company Obligation scheme

Scotland sets target to cut fuel poverty to 5% by 2040

The nation will focus on targeting low income households and implementing effective efficiency measures

UK’s fuel poverty gap ‘to expand by 9% in 2018’

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said the growth would be ‘mainly driven by increases in fuel prices’

Northern Ireland halved fuel poverty between 2011 and 2016

The Housing Executive said the improvement was largely due to lower average fuel prices, improved energy efficiency and increased income