Charity calls for ‘A Fairer Energy Future for All’

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Leading fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) is calling for ‘A Fairer Energy Future for All’ ahead of its conference next week [11-13 September],  which is taking place at Nottingham Conference Centre and  is sponsored by E.ON. Over 330 attendees will hear from expert commentators from Government, Ofgem and the energy industry focussing on… Read more »

NEA responds to NAO report into the Levy Control Framework

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The National Audit Office (NAO) has published a new report: Controlling the consumer-funded costs of energy policies: The Levy Control Framework.  NEA has issued the following statement: The NAO report rightly calls on the UK Government to control upstream consumer-funded costs on energy bills. It also highlighted the previous Government increasingly added levies on domestic… Read more »

Government advisory committee on fuel poverty says government policies and resources need to be refocussed to meet fuel poverty goals for England.

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The Committee on Fuel Poverty has produced a list of recommendations in its first report which is to be launched on Friday 23 September at the annual conference of fuel poverty charity National Energy Action. The committee has set out a number of recommendations that it believes will be needed to achieve the Government’s 2020,… Read more »

Youngest ever ‘Heat Hero’ meets the oldest at awards ceremony

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Pictured from left to right: James Foster, Ted Evans with Lord Martin O’Neill of Clackmannan, President of NEA. James, 19 and Ted, 94, were among the winners of the national Heat Hero award – for helping vulnerable people in the fight against fuel poverty. James Foster from Wolverhampton, the youngest ever Heat Hero at age 19,… Read more »

12,000 Cardiff residents more energy savvy thanks to training scheme

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22 September 2015 More than 12,000 people in Cardiff are now more energy savvy thanks to an initiative aimed at helping communities have warmer homes and cheaper fuel bills. Since the start of the year, almost 140 frontline workers from across the city have been trained to help residents take control of their gas and… Read more »

Local sixth formers celebrate A-level success and bursary awards for university studies

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Six students from four schools across South Yorkshire are celebrating both excellent A-level results and the award of bursaries to support them at university for the next three years. The bursaries, each totalling £1,500 each year are provided by the Malcolm Wicks Memorial Fund established by community interest company National Grid Affordable Warmth Solutions (AWS)… Read more »

 
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