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1 million vulnerable customers could be worse off under new energy price cap

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The Chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee has commented on Ofgem’s announcement yesterday on the final level of the energy price cap and written to the Business Secretary over concerns that up to 1 million vulnerable customers may lose out. @RachelReevesMP letter to Greg Clark expressed her concern over the implementation of the… Read more »

Accentuate the positive, but eliminate the negative first

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Ofgem yesterday set out the details of the upcoming Default Tariff cap on domestic energy bills. Ofgem have said that the new price protections from increasing prices could save 11 million customers on Default Tariffs on average £75, and up to £120, per year, a total of around £1bn per annum. The majority of these… Read more »

Energy Impact Award 2018 – meet the winners

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Following a competitive application process, NEA and British Gas have selected the three successful Energy Impact Award winners for 2018. The Energy Impact Awards recognise innovation and best practice amongst agencies running projects that focus on tackling fuel poverty by benefiting vulnerable people in their local area. This year, each project will be provided with… Read more »

Energy Care

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The Energy Care project has helped carers across Liverpool lower their household fuel costs by advising them on energy efficiency measures, assisting them to switch supplier to get a cheaper deal and advising how to access what other help is available. This could be in the form of Warm Home Discount, charitable grants to write… Read more »

National Energy Foundation scoops national award for improving health and housing for local residents

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Milton Keynes-based charity the National Energy Foundation and its project partners are celebrating after its project Better Housing, Better Health, operating in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, was named the national runner-up in the Energy Impact Awards, beating more than 80 competing entries. The Energy Impact Awards, run by leading fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA)… Read more »

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