NEA is currently working in partnership with SSE on a new ‘Take Control’ project which which aims to reduce the wider impacts of fuel poverty and fuel debt for households across England through advice provision and fuel debt training.
Forces for Warmth is a collaborative project between NEA and The Royal British Legion (an armed forces charity that provides lifelong support to the forces community), working alongside other local charities across the East Midlands. Forces for Warmth is a pilot project that is trialling new ways of working with members of the ex-serving (and… Read more »
NEA is currently building upon a successful partnership with EDF Energy to deliver a third year of the ‘Improving Energy Efficiency In Communities Project’ which aims to reduce the wider impacts of fuel poverty for households across England. As part of this successful project NEA is providing FREE basic energy awareness training to frontline practitioners… Read more »
COMPLETED The Community Action Partnership was a £1.2 million programme delivered by NEA and British Gas, in partnership with councils across the UK, which ran from April 2014 to March 2016. Activities were focused in eight key geographical areas across England and Wales, and tailored according to the needs of that community. The eight key… Read more »
COMPLETED In 2016/17, NEA rolled out the Warm Minds project in seven areas across England and Wales to help those living with mental health issues, dementia, learning disability and learning difficulties, to better manage their energy needs and to achieve warmer, more energy efficient homes.
COMPLETED The Energy Advice Support Service is six month pilot project (July-December 2016) which is engaging with community sector agencies to offer a range of energy awareness and energy advice services to their service users.
Implementing the NICE Guidance on excess winter deaths and illness and the health risks associated with cold homes To provide Leicestershire householders living in cold homes with a single point of contact via a telephone helpline. The project particularly targets those with existing health conditions which are exacerbated by living in a cold, damp home.
COMPLETED Supported by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, NEA worked with eight communities to deliver a concentrated range of activities to raise awareness of the issue, galvanise activity at a local level and enhance capacity.
For the past two years, NEA Cymru, with sponsorship from Swalec, has been delivering an innovative multi-faceted project designed to help low-income, vulnerable households throughout Wales struggling with their energy bills. The project is designed to support advice workers in Wales by providing free up to date training on how to prevent people falling into debt… Read more »