New leadership at National Energy Action and Warm Zones CIC

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                                  It’s a new era for NEA and its not-for-profit subsidiary Warm Zones cic, as they welcome both a new Chief Executive and new Managing Director. Adam Scorer joined NEA as Chief Executive in December. With a strong background in… Read more »

Advice for vulnerable energy customers as the cold weather bites

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Fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) welcomes the Government’s recent proposals to protect more households from poor value tariffs by introducing a tariff cap on gas and electricity bills. However as temperatures plummet and look set to remain low for the coming month, vulnerable energy consumers need to know what they can do now,… Read more »

UK has sixth highest rate of excess winter deaths in Europe    

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NEA and E3G joint press release Research released today reveals that the UK has the sixth-worst long-term rate of excess winter mortality out of 30 European countries [1]. In addition, when taking into account cold weather beyond just the winter months, the UK ranks second-worst out of 30 European countries [2]. Over the last five… Read more »

NEA comments on extension of the safeguard tariff

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NEA has today welcomed Ofgem’s latest step to protect more vulnerable customers. Despite welcoming the move,  NEA believes further action is required to safeguard the most vulnerable households who face missing out under the new cap. NEA’s Chief Executive, Adam Scorer, comments:  “This is an important and welcome move to protect vulnerable consumers but must… Read more »

Charities and industry warn loss of funding for repairs and replacements of gas heating appliances will kill this winter

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For press enquiries please contact peter.smith@nea.org.uk or call 07595 780893. Two charities are today warning that a loss of funding for repairs and replacements of gas heating appliances will badly damage thousands of people’s health, well-being and could even kill this winter. They claim there is now virtually no support provided nationally from current schemes,… Read more »

NEA’s comment on the Committee on Fuel Poverty annual report

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Issued by: Peter Smith, Director of Policy and Research “NEA warmly welcomes the Committee’s report which clearly outlines the legal requirements the UK Government is bound by. The report also rightly notes that progress is being made towards our fuel poverty strategy ‘milestones’ but based on current progress there is a risk thousands of fuel poor… Read more »

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 »

National Energy Foundation scoops national award for improving health and housing for local residents

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Milton Keynes-based charity the National Energy Foundation and its project partners are celebrating after its project Better Housing, Better Health, operating in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, was named the national runner-up in the Energy Impact Awards, beating more than 80 competing entries. The Energy Impact Awards, run by leading fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA)… Read more »

 
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