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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: England , Scotland , Wales
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty
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National Energy Action responds to energy debt reaching its highest level ever
National Energy Action responds to energy debt reaching its highest level ever
Post on 12th Oct 2023
Energy regulator Ofgem announced that energy debt reached £2.6 billion – its highest ever level.
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs, Debt
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Standing charge rises are hurting low-income households
Standing charge rises are hurting low-income households
Post on 08th Sep 2023
The standing charge is a fixed daily fee applied to energy bills. It covers the cost of maintaining the infrastructure and providing services, regardless of whether you use these services are not.
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs, Policy
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Over a million vulnerable households missed out on vital energy crisis support last winter
Over a million vulnerable households missed out on vital energy crisis support last winter
Post on 06th Sep 2023
Today, the chief executive of fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) told MPs that over a million vulnerable households missed out on vital energy crisis support last winter.
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type: News
Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs, Policy
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Nearly half of Gypsy and Traveller communities may not have received any Government energy crisis support
Nearly half of Gypsy and Traveller communities may not have received any Government energy crisis support
Post on 10th Aug 2023
New research finds many in the Gypsy, Traveller, Roma, and Nomadic (GTRNCs) communities have been left without government support during the energy crisis.
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs, Policy
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UK Government energy support ends for over 20 million households tomorrow – leaving 6.6 million in fuel poverty
UK Government energy support ends for over 20 million households tomorrow – leaving 6.6 million in fuel poverty
Post on 30th Jun 2023
Tomorrow (1 July) UK Government energy bills support ends for over two thirds of households across the UK. Ofgem’s price cap is reducing, meaning the typical annual bill will be £2,100 but 6.6 million UK households will be in fuel poverty.
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs, Policy
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Committee on Fuel Poverty’s annual report – National Energy Action’s response
Committee on Fuel Poverty’s annual report – National Energy Action’s response
Post on 26th Jun 2023
Commenting on the publication of the Committee on Fuel Poverty’s annual report Adam Scorer, Chief Executive of National Energy Action, says: ‘The UK has some of the least efficient homes in Europe.’
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type: News
Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs
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ONE WEEK COUNTDOWN: Thousands of households are in danger of missing out on vital energy vouchers
ONE WEEK COUNTDOWN: Thousands of households are in danger of missing out on vital energy vouchers
Post on 26th Jun 2023
30 June is the deadline for those who have not yet had their Energy Bills Support Scheme vouchers to get them reissued to them.
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs, Policy
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National Energy Action: new prepayment meter code of practice is “much needed” but many still face “uncertainty”
National Energy Action: new prepayment meter code of practice is “much needed” but many still face “uncertainty”
Post on 18th Apr 2023
Ofgem announced a new code of practice for suppliers concerning the forced installation of prepayment meters.
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty
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