Fuel Poverty

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An independent panel of academic experts is to review the definition of fuel poverty after which a consultation will open on a new long-term fuel poverty strategy and statutory eradication target, the Scottish Government has announced. Last autumn the Scottish Fuel Poverty Strategic Working Group an

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Norman Kerr National fuel poverty charity Energy Action Scotland has warned that households that rely on electric heating will be hit particularly hard by plans by E.ON to increase its standard electricity prices by an average of 13.8%.

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A further £11 million of funding has been made available for councils across Scotland to make homes, public buildings and businesses more energy efficient. The second wave of Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Programme (SEEP) pilot fund will help local authorities test new and innovative energy-saving

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A programme to address issues of energy efficiency and fuel poverty in Glasgow over the next five years has been agreed by the local authority. The action plan for Glasgow City Council’s 2017-22 Affordable Warmth Programme has been informed by four key policy themes which are improving Glasgow's h

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Energy regulator Ofgem has announced the levels of the pre-payment price cap which come into effect this April. One of the remedies resulting from the Competition and Market Authority's (CMA) two year investigation of the energy market, the cap will initially apply to over four million households wh

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Energy regulator Ofgem has called on Npower to "justify" to its customers why it is introducing one of the largest energy price rises for years. The energy firm has announced that it will raise standard tariff electricity prices by 15% from March 16, and gas prices by 4.8%, raising a typical dual fu

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Three towns in Clackmannanshire have benefitted from a multi-million pound venture aimed at reducing fuel poverty across Scotland. External wall insulation has been installed in 114 mixed tenure homes, including 48 Clackmannanshire Council, properties in Alva, Coalsnaughton and Tullibody.

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Mike Dailly Govan Law Centre is sending a team of five legal experts to Dundee tomorrow to provide legal services for tenants who are living in cold, damp homes which are difficult to heat or in need of repair.

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A £9.5 million District Heating Network which would provide lower-cost heating for residents in Aberdeen took a step forward at a council committee yesterday. The Torry project’s Phase One was given the go-ahead by councillors on Aberdeen City Council’s communities, housing and infrastructure c

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