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 »

Wheels in motion for Citizens Advice Derbyshire Districts as they scoop national award

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Citizens Advice Derbyshire Districts and their project partner Derbyshire County Council are celebrating after their project Wheels to Warmth was named the national 1st prize winner of the Energy Impact Awards, beating more than 80 competing entries. The Energy Impact Awards, run by leading fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) in partnership with British… 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 »

Charities call for a UK summit to address 80 needless winter deaths a day

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  In response to new UK Government figures released today on fuel poverty levels in England (http://bit.ly/2sUfxqL) charities National Energy Action (NEA) and Energy Action Scotland (EAS) release a new report which estimates over 9,600 frail and vulnerable people across the UK are at risk of dying throughout the coming winter months due to cold… Read more »

 
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