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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.
Content Type: Article
UK Fuel Poverty Monitor 2019-2020
Post on 18th Sep 2020
National Energy Action (NEA) and Energy Action Scotland (EAS) are the UK’s national charities aiming to end fuel poverty. For close to two decades, we have published a yearly investigative report on progress to eliminate fuel poverty across the UK and within each of the four UK nations: the UK Fuel Poverty Monitor.
Finding solutions to fuel poverty through technical research
Post on 26th Aug 2020
NEA works with a range of clients, including local authorities, housing associations, network operators and manufacturers to understand how technology and innovation within the energy sector can help improve the lives of those living in fuel poverty.
Life through gas: Connecting Homes for Health
Post on 26th Aug 2020
Cold and damp housing conditions impact on health and wellbeing. As well as causing or exacerbating serious physical health conditions such as strokes, heart attacks and asthma, they can contribute to other issues such as poor mental health, stress.
Connecting Homes for Health
Post on 01st Jul 2020
Connecting Homes for Health pilot project combined funding to install free gas connections and central heating systems in over 100 properties in the North East of England whose residents were on low incomes and at risk of cold-related ill health.
Water Poverty: The Consistency of Social Tariffs
Post on 26th Jun 2020
In a modern world, water is recognised as a human right. It is understood to be essential to life and yet some are so concerned about the cost of it that they actively decide not to use the water they vitally need and find themselves falling into debt or self-rationing their water use. These families may also be making impossible choices between heating and eating, at the same time as restricting bathing to once a week, all sharing the same bath water, because the cost of their water, and the cost of heating it, is just too high.
Content Type: Publications