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Scottish Government sets out the options for a publicly owned energy company

Governments are taking different actions to address fuel poverty. A new state-owned energy company could help boost the Scottish economy and alleviate fuel poverty, new analysis shows. 350 more words

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Better understanding the impact of energy poverty in Europe

Seldom do we fully understand the impact of fuel poverty. A new photo essay examines the ways in which people across Europe become vulnerable when sufficient energy to support health and well-being is either unavailable or unaffordable. 83 more words

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Ed Hoskins: UK Weather Dependent Renewable Energy installations: Installed capacity, costs and output 2017


This post is concerned with the two main forms of UK Weather Dependent Renewable Energy in the UK, Wind Power, (Onshore and Offshore), and on grid Photovoltaic Solar Power.   1,456 more words


UK has sixth-highest rate of excess winter deaths in Europe

Fuel poverty is gaining more attention and research is definitely needed to better understand how it can be effectively addressed. Ben Chapman writes on The Independent website about a new report by National Energy Action and climate-change charity E3G. 950 more words


Cold Homes

Out and about at this time of year I expect to be chilly. However, I don’t expect anyone to be going home to live in a cold house. 470 more words


More evidence of the impact of higher energy bills on the vulnerable

Increasingly we are reading about fuel poverty. To date our policies have been less than successful. Mark Bridge writes an excellent article in The Times about the impact in Britain. 423 more words

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Necessary steps being taken in Scotland’s Orkney islands to address major concern of fuel poverty

Fuel poverty is a major concern in most countries. Recent analysis shows that Orkney has the highest percentage of fuel poor in Scotland. This article from the Scottish Housing News website discusses the situation and the solutions. 507 more words

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