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NEA response to The Future Homes Standard: changes to Part L and Part F of the Building Regulations for new dwellings
NEA response to The Future Homes Standard: changes to Part L and Part F of the Building Regulations for new dwellings
Post on 17th Jan 2020
As we move towards decarbonising the whole economy, a crucial element of reducing emissions are homes. Currently existing homes are improved via the Energy Company Obligation (the only GB wide home energy efficiency programme), the Private Rented Sector Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (PRS MEES) and social housing standards under the Decent Homes Standard.
Nation / Region: England
Content Type:Publications
Consultation, Housing, Housing Standards
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NEA response to Delivering a Smart System: Consultation on a Smart Meter Policy Framework post 2020
NEA response to Delivering a Smart System: Consultation on a Smart Meter Policy Framework post 2020
Post on 18th Nov 2019
NEA has a long-standing interest in smart meters and their roll-out in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, particularly with regard to their impact on vulnerable consumers. NEA believes that smart metering has the potential to provide real benefits for vulnerable and low-income householders, but only if these individuals are effectively engaged and supported throughout their smart meter journey.
Nation / Region: England , Wales
Content Type:Publications
Consultation, Smart Meters
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NEA response to Defra’s consultation on reducing personal water use
NEA response to Defra’s consultation on reducing personal water use
Post on 02nd Oct 2019
NEA has championed the need for the breadth of the energy industry to help fund and facilitate energy efficiency improvements. In particular, we believe obligated energy suppliers must uphold their ECO obligations and when delivering this vital assistance (either themselves or via their contractors), treat their customers fairly and respond to the enhanced needs of those in vulnerable situations.
Nation / Region: England
Content Type:Publications
Consultation, Defra, Water, Water Poverty
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NEA response to Ofgem’s consultation “Proposals to improve outcomes for consumers who experience self-disconnection and self-rationing”
NEA response to Ofgem’s consultation “Proposals to improve outcomes for consumers who experience self-disconnection and self-rationing”
Post on 22nd Sep 2019
The proposals made in this consultation will undoubtedly have a material affect on the number of customers that self-disconnect and self-ration. They are broadly in line with a number of suggestions that NEA made within our response to the preceding “Prepayment Self-Disconnection and Self-Rationing: A Call for Evidence”.
Nation / Region: England , Wales
Content Type:Publications
Consultation, Fuel Debt, Ofgem
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NEA response to UK Government consultation on the Fuel Poverty Strategy for England
NEA response to UK Government consultation on the Fuel Poverty Strategy for England
Post on 22nd Sep 2019
NEA believes the most pressing issue to address is a lack of adequate resource to meet the statutory energy efficiency fuel poverty requirements in England.
Nation / Region: England
Content Type:Publications
Consultation, Fuel Poverty, Fuel Poverty Strategy, Policy, UK Government
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NEA response to the Joint BEIS and Ofgem Consultation “Flexible and Responsive Energy Retail Markets”
NEA response to the Joint BEIS and Ofgem Consultation “Flexible and Responsive Energy Retail Markets”
Post on 22nd Sep 2019
NEA believes dramatically improving domestic energy efficiency levels remains the most enduring solution to addressing energy affordability, however, we also know other key actions are required in retail energy markets to safeguard vulnerable domestic customers, particularly those living on the lowest incomes.
Nation / Region: England , Wales
Content Type:Publications
BEIS, Consultation, Energy Markets, Ofgem
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NEA response to BEIS Consultation: ECO – Improving Customer Protections
NEA response to BEIS Consultation: ECO – Improving Customer Protections
Post on 05th Aug 2019
Given the stated aim to target low income, fuel poor and vulnerable households; NEA believes it is paramount that beneficiaries of the scheme receive adequate consumer protections.
Nation / Region: England , Wales
Content Type:Publications
BEIS, Consultation, Consumer Protection, Energy Company Obligation
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NEA response to Ofwat’s draft determinations PR19
NEA response to Ofwat’s draft determinations PR19
Post on 01st Aug 2019
NEA welcomes Ofwat’s recognition of affordability issues with water bills, highlighted by the 3 million customers in England and Wales saying they struggle to pay their water bills. Ofwat’s interventions to ensure bills are reduced by over 12% before inflation will make a significant difference to customers who are struggling to, or at risk of struggling to, pay their bills.
Nation / Region: England , Wales
Content Type:Publications
Consultation, Ofwat, Water, Water Poverty
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