Energy Action Scotland

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The Scottish Government has recently stated that it will not meet its target to end fuel poverty in Scotland. The chair of The Independent Scottish Fuel Poverty Strategic Working Group informed the Housing Minister that the fuel poverty target will not be met this year.

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A new fund has opened to not-for-profit organisations which can help engage people and communities across Britain with information about how to get and use smart meters. The Smart Energy GB in Communities Fund has been launched by Smart Energy GB, the voice of the smart meter rollout. Every home in

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Huge variations and changes to relevant national and UK wide affordable warmth policies has inevitably hindered progress to eradicate fuel poverty, according to a new report. The UK Fuel Poverty Monitor, produced annually by National Energy Action (NEA) and Energy Action Scotland (EAS), was publishe

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The number of Scottish households in fuel poverty fell by around 15,000 between 2013 and 2014 but still represents 34.9 per cent of all households, according to a new report. A briefing update from the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe), estimated that there were 845,000 households livin

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The Scottish Government’s draft budget must show significant investment in energy efficiency as a National Infrastructure Priority to end the scourge of cold, leaky homes, according to a number of organisations. The call by CPAG Scotland, RCN Scotland, SCDI and the Existing Homes Alliance follows

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The Scottish Government has been issued with a ‘final demand’ to end fuel poverty by the national fuel poverty charity Energy Action Scotland. The letter, sent to all MSPs as well as to Scottish ministers yesterday, is a reminder that it is exactly one year until the statutory duty to end fuel p

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Charity groups have called on Scotland’s political parties to commit to “end the scourge of cold, energy-wasting, hard-to-heat homes” after new figures revealed that winter deaths in Scotland have reached their highest level for 15 years. The call by RCN Scotland, Age Scotland, and WWF Scotlan

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Norman Kerr says the Scottish Government could do more to improve the energy efficiency of homes The debate raged on at the CIH Scotland Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty and Renewables event, supported by Forster Energy, as to whether the carrot or the stick is best at lifting Scotland’s households

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