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Vulnerable households urged not to miss out on Warm Home Discount again
Post on 17th Oct 2023
Fuel poverty charity National Energy Action (NEA) is urging vulnerable households across Great Britain not to miss out again on vital energy crisis support.
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.
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.
Is the worst of the energy crisis over?
Post on 24th Aug 2023
Tomorrow (25 August), Ofgem will announce the new level of the energy price cap, for 1 October to 31 December. Based on the latest analysis by Cornwall Insight, the typical annual dual-fuel energy bill is expected to fall and be around £1,925.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.