Fuel Poverty

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Three years after a trio of fuel-poverty fighting superheroes first battled big bills and the villainous Coldemort, the Heroes have returned once again – in Hillcrest’s HEAT Heroes Vol. 2 comic activity book. Following the success of the first comic book, and in the face of spiralling en

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With soaring energy bills and the cost of living crisis severely affecting social housing tenants across Scotland, financial support has been announced for housing associations and co-operatives to help tenants who are in, or at risk of, fuel poverty. Cabinet secretary for net zero, energy and trans

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Energy regulator Ofgem has today announced that the price cap for energy bills will increase to £3,549 per year for dual fuel for an average household from 1 October 2022, an 80% increase on February’s price cap. Ofgem said the increase reflects the continued rise in global wholesal

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A new report published today illustrates a record level of activity over the past year for an initiative aimed at helping Orkney homes to be warmer and more energy efficient. The Energy Efficient Scotland: Area-Based Scheme (EES:ABS) in Orkney, managed by the local Warmworks team in Kirkwall on beha

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A group of Scottish housing associations has put Ofgem on notice of court action if it fails to comply with its legal duty to protect vulnerable customers amidst soaring energy prices. The Highlands and Islands Housing Associations Affordable Warmth Group has teamed up with the Good Law Project

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will convene an urgent summit with energy supply companies and consumer groups later this month to discuss how advice and support for people struggling with energy bills can be improved. The summit will consider what collective action can be taken by government, energy

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Prepayment meter customers on Universal Credit could see the value of their payments effectively wiped out by soaring energy costs, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has found. Around 470,000 households in Scotland are prepayment meter customers, paying for their energy in advance. Th

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The First Minister has chaired the Scottish Government Resilience Committee to discuss urgent steps to mitigate the growing cost emergency which is affecting people and businesses. Ministers assessed the current situation and likely scenarios in the months ahead and agreed a number of immediate acti

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Energy bills for the typical UK household are now estimated to pass £4,200 by January next year, a market researcher has said, around £650 more than the previous forecast just last week. Analysts at Cornwall Insight also suggest bills will reach around £3,582 per year for

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Almost half (47%) of UK adults s are not confident in their ability to pay energy bills throughout 2022 without falling into debt or arrears, according to a new survey commissioned by ZIPZERO. ZIPZERO is an app-based platform that funnels digital marketing expenditure from brands and retailers towar

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Blairtummock Housing Association, Gardeen Housing Association and Provanhall Housing Association have appointed Lisa Slavin as an energy advisor. Working in partnership with Connect Community Trust, the three associations were successful in securing funding from Energy Savings Trust.

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