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New fuel poverty strategy in UK under attack

While Ministers in the UK set new targets for improving the energy efficiency rating of ‘fuel poor’ homes, Emily Gosden writes in The Telegraph that there are many campaigners who feel the targets are too loosely defined. 529 more words

Energy Efficiency

The long-promised fuel poverty strategy for England

At last, the Government has produced the fuel poverty strategy paper it promised in December. It falls rather short of what we hoped for.

Age UK

£1m community group fund

A modest but useful fund of £1 million is now up for grabs by third sector organisations to enable grass-roots work to provide help and advice to vulnerable consumers. 159 more words


Bishop of St Albans asks Government for update on 'smart meter' policy and efforts to tackle fuel poverty

On 17th July 2014, Lord Ezra asked Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the recently published statistical report on fuel poverty indicating a rising trend in 2014, they intend to expedite the announcement of their policy for dealing with the matter. 251 more words


Bjørn Lomborg: Want to Save the Planet? It's a Gas.

When it comes to assessing the costs, risks and benefits of environmental policy Bjørn Lomborg has always tried to provide balanced, detailed analysis supported by facts and evidence. 1,087 more words

Big Wind Industry

Scotland needs 'radical approach' to tackle fuel poverty

Single markets in electricity and gas covering the whole of Great Britain should continue if Scotland became independent, a new report has said. First Minister Alex Salmond has welcomed the report from the independent Expert Commission on Energy Regulation and said that Scotland needs a ‘radical approach’ to tackle fuel poverty. 827 more words

North Edinburgh News

Solar Energy Day at Windmill Hill City Farm, Saturday July 12th

Bedminster solar energy day promises family fun with an environmental twist