Fuel Poverty

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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.

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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.

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Ruchazie Housing Association is to continue to support its residents by helping cut the costs of fuel bills for their tenants after it received funding from the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) for two separate rounds of funding.

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A charity has welcomed a predicted fall in the cost of energy bills in April but warned that it will “do nothing” to address soaring levels of debt faced by households.

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Tens of thousands of people in Scotland have been forced onto pay-as-you-go energy meters against their will, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has suggested. The charity analysed polling from the research company YouGov and estimated that around 23,936 people were forced onto an elec

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Energy regulator Ofgem has today granted permission for companies to resume the forced installation of prepayment meters (PPMs) to the homes of customers almost a year after the practice was suspended. Scottish Power, EDF and Octopus can now install prepayment meters with a warrant, or a smart

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