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Bishop of St Albans asks Government about rural fuel poverty

On 25th October 2016 Baroness Donaghy asked Her Majesty’s Government “what is their estimate of the number of households currently in fuel poverty; and what action they intend to take to reduce that number.” The Bishop of St Albans, Rt Revd Alan Smith, asked a follow up question… 120 more words


How promoting renewable energy is tackling fuel poverty on the Orkney Islands

Scotland is definitely providing much of the news this week. The Orcadian daily news online website provides a good article on a new funding drive that invites renewable energy generators to donate some of their FIT income to help address fuel poverty. 251 more words

Renewable Energy

Wind Power Alert: Americans Out to Avoid Europe’s Power Price Disaster

America has some perfect examples of what not to do, if it wants to remain an industrial and manufacturing power-house, with a standard of living that much of the World can only envy. 612 more words

Big Wind Industry

oldbrew reblogged this on Tallbloke's Talkshop and commented:

. . Electricity prices going way up and security of supply heading down - is this really what people want, or do they just not yet realize where this is going?

On moral responsibility: Preventing people from dying due to cold homes?

Having born in a country (Finland) where winters are usually cold, I was sad to learn about winter deaths in Britain (for this short post I only use statistics from England). 403 more words


GWPF: New Paper Reveals Hidden Cost Of UK Climate Policy

A new paper published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)  confirms suspicions that previous governments have misled the public about the impact of climate policies on businesses such as Tata Steel. 348 more words


Hydro One bills driving people into poverty

August 17, 2016

Thanks to the persistence of Global TV it appears the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) was obligated (transparency?) to release information on rising electricity bills and how people are being driven into energy poverty. 622 more words

Electricity Bills

Energy efficiency: the government has got it wrong

It seems likely that the government is about to bring about the collapse of the energy efficiency industry, resulting in job losses and energy consumption higher than it could be. 2,233 more words