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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%.
Government plans for energy crisis ‘woefully inadequate’
Post on 03rd Feb 2022
Soaring increases mean the cost of heating an average home will have doubled in 18 months and the in fuel poverty will also soar from 4 million to 6.5 million households across the UK
Supporting vulnerable energy customers this winter
Post on 26th Jan 2022
This policy briefing highlights the positive steps that can be taken now by the UK Government and energy regulator Ofgem to respond to the current energy crisis and support vulnerable energy customers this winter. It is hoped that this will prompt policy interventions in advance of Ofgem announcing in February the next revision to the energy price cap.
Energy crisis will double average heating bill from April
Post on 03rd Dec 2021
Fuel poverty charity National Energy Action has today warned average domestic energy bills have already soared by over £230 per customer compared to last winter.
New report highlights UK won’t reach net zero without support for poorer households
Post on 30th Nov 2021
Charities warn recent broken manifesto promise means the poorest households, living in least efficient homes are set to miss out on up to £750 a year cut to their energy bills
UK Fuel Poverty Monitor 2020-21
Post on 30th Nov 2021
This year’s UKFPM identifies the opportunities associated with decarbonising heat for fuel poor households; the barriers they face in doing so; the likely risks of the decarbonisation agenda for them; and which policy developments and interventions are required to ensure that the decarbonisation of domestic heating can be fair and affordable.
Energy Markets and Vulnerability
Post on 23rd Sep 2020
We work extensively with the industry, Ofgem, Ofwat and the Utility Regulator in Northern Ireland to ensure that the energy market works for fuel-poor households. Our campaigning has helped secure key improvements.
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The Gathering Storm: Utility debt and COVID-19
Post on 19th Jun 2020
The COVID-19 outbreak has already had a significant impact on household finances, especially those that already struggle with the costs of essential services. But there is a bigger gathering storm. Existing debt issues within the water and energy sectors are being badly exacerbated by the current crisis, and whilst welcome, current provision is not adequate to deal with the scale of these challenges.