Fuel Poverty

1-15 of 823 Articles
Clock icon 3 minutes

The bosses of two of the UK’s biggest energy companies have called for the introduction of a social energy tariff to help low-income households who are struggling to pay the bills.

Clock icon 3 minutes

Energy debt is becoming an increasing issue of concern for people in Scotland with nearly half of affected households not confident they can clear debts or arrears, new analysis has revealed. The latest Energy Affordability Tracker from Consumer Scotland shows the impact of increasing energy de

Clock icon 2 minutes

Kingdom Housing Association’s Tenancy Sustainment Team has delivered £50,000 worth of direct financial support to customers with fuel debts, providing a financial lifeline during the cost of living crisis.

Clock icon 3 minutes

New figures show that people across Scotland are increasingly looking to make energy efficiency upgrades to their homes to reduce their energy bills and carbon emissions, but many are still unsure about how to do it.

Clock icon 7 minutes

Fuel poverty rates in Scotland increased to 31% of all households in 2022, of which more than 18% were in extreme fuel poverty, the latest Scottish House Condition Survey has found.

Clock icon 6 minutes

Energy regulator Ofgem has today announced a significant reduction of the energy price cap for the second quarter of 2024, though a charity is stressing that prices are still too high for many households.

1-15 of 823 Articles