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Standing charges response: ‘How can it be right that someone who can’t afford any energy pays a daily charge that is the same or more than someone in a mansion?’
Post on 16th Nov 2023
Today Ofgem announces a paper on standing charges – it covers your energy supplier’s costs such as connecting gas and/or electricity to your home.
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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.
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.
Coalition of over 140 organisations and MPs call for consultation on a social tariff for energy
Post on 28th Sep 2023
As Ofgem’s price cap changes take effect this Sunday (1 October), a coalition of over 140 charities, organisations and MPs is calling on the government to take action to support vulnerable households with their energy bills.
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.
Ofgem confirms the typical annual energy bill will be £1,923
Post on 24th Aug 2023
Fuel poverty charity National Energy Action estimates that the new price cap will leave 6.3 million UK households in fuel poverty from 1 October 2023, up from 4.5 million in October 2021.
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