Publications and Resources
NEA response to Ofgem’s RIIO-2 Draft Determinations
Post on 07th Oct 2020
In 2012, NEA developed a scoping study with Ofgem to explore how well-placed network companies are to deliver social action cost-effectively and support the alleviation of fuel poverty. Throughout ED1 and GD1, NEA has worked with Ofgem and the network companies to embed many of the recommendations and cultivate several projects which support low income and vulnerable households.
NEA response to HMT/HMRCs Consultation “Carbon Emissions Tax”
Post on 06th Oct 2020
NEA continues to support the agenda to eliminate the UK’s contribution to climate change by 2050 and appreciates that carbon pricing is a significant policy lever to meet this target. However, as the Government is considering the future of carbon pricing as the UK leaves the European we believe that there is an opportunity to ensure that future carbon pricing leads to fairer outcomes for domestic energy consumers and critically supports other cost effective and sustainable way to address these issues.
UK Fuel Poverty Monitor 2019-20
Post on 14th Sep 2020
This year’s UK Fuel Poverty Monitor (UKFPM) reviews the events that have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic, and how they have impacted vulnerable energy consumers and the organisations that look to support them, cataloguing the response to this challenge from these organisations. It concludes with an investigation of the policies, strategies and other key actions that are urgently needed to address the impact of the pandemic this winter and beyond.
NEA’s 2020 Comprehensive Spending Review priorities
Post on 01st Sep 2020
This short paper, outlines our key priorities for the forthcoming Comprehensive Spending Review to create warmer and healthier homes, help stimulate the economy, reduce poor air quality and reduce carbon emissions.
BEIS Smart Metering Implementation Programme: Consultation on future co-ordinated consumer engagement
Post on 17th Aug 2020
In response to the NAO’s report7 in 2018 on smart meters we highlighted our concern that the smart meter roll-out was significantly back-loaded.
A new fuel poverty strategy for Wales
Post on 29th Jul 2020
This short briefing highlights the key commitments NEA Cymru would like to see reflected in the consultation and final strategy, to renew the Welsh Government’s commitment to end fuel poverty and rejuvenate efforts by a range of key stakeholders around this crucial cause.
Nation / Region: Wales
NEA response to the Labour Party Consultation on a Green Recovery
Post on 14th Jul 2020
Respiratory and circulatory diseases are linked to living in a cold and damp home and amongst those living with fuel debt. NEA believes that given the outbreak, it’s now even more crucial to help keep people warm and well in their homes and create a living environment which gives people that are ill the best possible chance of recovery.
Response to Ofgem Policy consultation for protecting energy consumers with prepayment meters
Post on 01st Jul 2020
It is imperative that prepayment meter (PPM) customers continue to receive protection. It is therefore clear that the prepayment cap must continue after its upcoming termination in the form of a CMA regulated cap.