Adam Scorer, Chief Executive of National Energy Action (NEA), comments on Government proposals to improve the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and extend the Warm Home Discount Scheme

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  “The recent severe weather underlined the urgency in helping those suffering in fuel poverty. These proposals are a step in the right direction, but the consultations must be a genuine opportunity to extend the safety net to those households who are in great need, but all too often forgotten. “The most acute gaps are for those fuel poor households in hard to treat, solid wall, homes… Read more »

NEA to receive £3million donation from National Grid

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It was announced today that NEA will receive £3 million from National Grid. Jenny Saunders, chief executive of NEA welcomed this donation: “NEA will use this funding to fulfil its mission – helping provide solutions to fuel poverty, particularly through energy efficiency and heating improvements. We are developing a programme of initiatives with National Grid… Read more »

NEA comment in response to BBC Panorama programme – Too Poor to Stay Warm

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NEA is an independent charity working to protect low income and vulnerable households from fuel poverty and exclusion in the energy market. BBC’s Panorama correctly highlights that it is completely unacceptable that in the 21st century people are still becoming ill and dying needlessly in the UK because they live in cold homes. We also… Read more »

NEA statement in response to Energy and Climate Change Committee report on home energy efficiency and demand reduction

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Issued: 14 March 2016 Following the publication by the Energy and Climate Change Committee of their report on home energy efficiency and demand reduction this weekend, National Energy Action (NEA) has released the following statement: NEA supports the Energy and Climate Change Committee’s calls on the UK Government to invest in warmer and more energy efficient homes…. Read more »

NEA comment on CMA’s proposal for a price cap for prepayment meter customers

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Commenting on the CMA’s proposal for a price cap for prepayment meter customers, Jenny Saunders OBE, Chief Executive of National Energy Action (NEA) said: “The CMA are right to highlight that energy is an essential service and many customers on prepayment can’t afford to pay over £200 more a year than other customers. We therefore welcome… Read more »

 
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