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Despite energy bills falling, 6 million UK households to remain trapped in fuel poverty come April
Despite energy bills falling, 6 million UK households to remain trapped in fuel poverty come April
Post on 23rd Feb 2024
Today (Friday 23 February), the GB energy regulator Ofgem has announced the new level of the energy price cap, for 1 April to 30 June.
Nation / Region: Scotland , Wales
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty
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New report reveals 3 million households will still be trapped in fuel poverty by 2030
New report reveals 3 million households will still be trapped in fuel poverty by 2030
Post on 29th Jan 2024
A new report launched this week by National Energy Action (NEA) and Energy Action Scotland (EAS) warns the UK government will miss a legal requirement on fuel poverty in England by a staggering margin.
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland , Wales , UK , Scotland
Content Type: News
News
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Fuel Poverty charity’s reaction to Liz Truss’s energy freeze announcement today
Fuel Poverty charity’s reaction to Liz Truss’s energy freeze announcement today
Post on 08th Sep 2022
Today the UK Government has confirmed unmanageable gas and electricity bills across Great Britain will be frozen at an average of £2,500 a year, over £500 higher on average than they are currently.
Nation / Region: Wales , UK , Scotland , Northern Ireland
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs, Policy
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Marmot warns ‘epidemic-levels’ of fuel poverty could cause a ‘significant humanitarian crisis’
Marmot warns ‘epidemic-levels’ of fuel poverty could cause a ‘significant humanitarian crisis’
Post on 01st Sep 2022
Children’s development could become “blighted” by the energy crisis. 
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland , Wales , UK , Scotland
Content Type: News
Energy crisis
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‘National Energy Action (NEA) comments on quarterly price cap rise by Ofgem
‘National Energy Action (NEA) comments on quarterly price cap rise by Ofgem
Post on 03rd Aug 2022
One of the decisions is for Ofgem to calculate the price cap quarterly instead of every six months.
Nation / Region: Wales , Scotland
Content Type: News
Ofgem, Price Cap
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8.2 million UK households could be in fuel poverty from October
8.2 million UK households could be in fuel poverty from October
Post on 22nd Jul 2022
Energy experts Cornwall Insight predicted that when the price cap rises in October, the average energy bill could reach £3,250 per year, with bills expected to increase by over 60%.
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland , Wales , UK , Scotland
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Fuel Debt, Energy crisis
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Solving the cost of living crisis: the case for a new social tariff in the energy market
Solving the cost of living crisis: the case for a new social tariff in the energy market
Post on 05th Jul 2022
On 4 July 2022, National Energy Action published a new report arguing for the introduction of a social energy tariff for low-income households.
Nation / Region: Scotland , Wales , UK
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Fuel Poverty Strategy, Ofgem, Research, Policy & Research, Policy, News, News Release, Reports, UK Government, Social justice
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Chancellor’s cost of living measures “avert the darkest of outcomes”
Chancellor’s cost of living measures “avert the darkest of outcomes”
Post on 26th May 2022
National Energy Action (NEA) chief executive Adam Scorer responds to the Chancellor’s cost of living and energy crisis measures.
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland , Wales , UK , Scotland
Content Type: News
Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs, Policy
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Vulnerable households “left with no choices” as sky rocketing prices hit
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%.
Nation / Region: Northern Ireland , Wales , UK , Scotland
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Energy Tariffs, Energy Costs, Fuel Debt, Finance, Energy Markets, Energy crisis, Energy Retail
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