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Senedd committee publishes findings from its fuel poverty inquiry
Post on 18th May 2022
A report has been published on 18 May by the Senedd’s Equality and Social Justice Committee following its inquiry into fuel poverty and the Warm Homes Programme.
Poorest households are struggling to get the £150 council tax energy rebate
Post on 17th May 2022
The rebate was brought in to help householders with soaring energy bills, but National Energy Action (NEA) warns that millions of pounds are yet to be claimed.
Electricity consumption around the home
Post on 25th Apr 2022
It’s always useful to understand how much our appliances cost to run. Particularly with the steep increase in energy prices, it’s worth knowing where you might be able to make savings.
Content Type: Advice
Warm and Safe Homes in Fishwick
Post on 20th Apr 2022
In 2013 around 360 households in Fishwick had external wall insulation on their homes. This was part of a national energy efficiency scheme that should have made homes easier and cheaper to keep warm, but for many households the choice of measures and quality of work was poor and properties developed severe damp and mould.
Content Type: Projects
Vulnerable households “left with no choices” as sky rocketing prices hit
Post on 31st Mar 2022
On Friday 1st April an average of over 22 million domestic energy customers across Great Britain will see their home energy bills soar by £700 per year to almost £2,000. An increase of over 54%.
10 Recommendations to tackle the Energy Crisis in Northern Ireland
Post on 29th Mar 2022
Over the last number of months, NEA has experienced a significant rise in the number of households seeking emergency support. Unfortunately, we expect this trend to continue as we believe as many as 40% of households might now be struggling due to the spiralling energy costs. Ahead of the upcoming Assembly Election, NEA are calling on politicians to commit to tackling the Energy Crisis head on. Below, we outline our key asks which we believe will assist in easing the pressures on vulnerable households in Northern Ireland, both in the short and longer term.
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland
Content Type: Publications