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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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Major fuel poverty project cuts households’ energy costs by over £900 a year 
Major fuel poverty project cuts households’ energy costs by over £900 a year 
Post on 21st Jun 2023
New research from Newcastle University on one of Great Britain’s largest fuel poverty projects finds that on average households saw their annual energy running costs drop from £2,011 to £1,089.
Nation / Region: England
Content Type: News
Energy Efficiency, Energy Costs
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Warm Homes Fund Evaluation
Warm Homes Fund Evaluation
Post on 21st Jun 2023
The Warm Homes Fund was set up by National Grid and Affordable Warmth Solutions and is one of the largest fuel poverty programmes representing private sector investment of £150m.
Nation / Region: Wales , England
Content Type: Research and Policy
Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty, Cold Homes, Energy Costs, Research
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National Energy Action responds to cross-party MP report on energy bill support
National Energy Action responds to cross-party MP report on energy bill support
Post on 16th Jun 2023
The Commons Public Accounts Committee published its report looking at the government’s energy bills support measures in response to the energy crisis, including the Energy Bills Support Scheme (EBSS).
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type:
Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs, Policy, Energy crisis
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Fuel poverty charity calls for ban on forced prepayment meter installations
Fuel poverty charity calls for ban on forced prepayment meter installations
Post on 03rd Feb 2023
Following reports of suppliers using warrants to forcibly install prepayment meters in customers’ homes, fuel poverty charity National Energy Action calls for a ban on forced prepayment meter installations.
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs
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Fuel poverty charity reveals 45 people per day die from cold homes
Fuel poverty charity reveals 45 people per day die from cold homes
Post on 20th Jan 2023
Today the Office of National Statistics (ONS) release figures showing there were 13,400 more deaths in England and Wales in the winter period (December 2021 to March 2022) compared with the average of the non-winter months. 
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type: News
Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs
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Ninety-five organisations call for the introduction of a social tariff
Ninety-five organisations call for the introduction of a social tariff
Post on 17th Jan 2023
New Fuel Poverty Monitor report which investigates the impact of the energy crisis on fuel poor households recommends the introduction of a new social tariff – a targeted discount energy deal for those at risk of fuel poverty.
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs, Policy
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New details announced on cost of living payments
New details announced on cost of living payments
Post on 03rd Jan 2023
The Government’s targeted support won’t be enough however to stop millions of vulnerable people sinking further into debt or being at risk of physical and mental harm, as they ration their energy to dangerous levels.
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs, Policy
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Fuel poverty charity joins calls for investigation into why so many energy prepay customers have not received support
Fuel poverty charity joins calls for investigation into why so many energy prepay customers have not received support
Post on 20th Dec 2022
We are joining Which?, Citizens Advice, Age UK and Money Saving Expert in calling on energy firms and the government to urgently investigate why so many customers on traditional prepayment meters have not yet accessed the government support.
Nation / Region: UK
Content Type: News
Fuel Poverty, Energy Costs, Policy, News, News Release, Energy crisis, Energy Bills
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