Fuel Poverty

16-30 of 590 Articles
Clock icon 3 minutes

Kensa has announced the creation of a new Social Impact Fund to directly relieve fuel poverty. Around 10,000 people die across the UK every year because they are unable to keep their homes warm. This winter looks to be even more deadly as the increase in energy costs will mean that many low-income a

Clock icon 2 minutes

Wise Group has published a new data-driven report into fuel poverty and net-zero. The report, Lights Off to Lights On, presents solutions to fuel poverty and achieving net-zero. By focussing on the root cause of individuals rationing and self-disconnecting their energy supply, and how vulnerable hou

Clock icon 2 minutes

BBC Alba's European current affairs programme Eòrpa has visited Caithness and Sutherland to find out about the impact fuel poverty has on rural Scotland. Around 42% of households in rural Scotland are living in fuel poverty, which is defined as when a person needs to spend more than 10%

Clock icon 3 minutes

A fuel poverty campaigner and chief executive of the trade body Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) has called for the energy regulator to clamp down on suppliers who he claims are blocking measures to tackle fuel poverty. Mike Foster, chief executive of the EUA, has written to Ofgem chief executive

Clock icon 2 minutes

Stark figures illustrating the deeply concerning level of fuel poverty and tough financial decisions being faced by residents throughout the Highland region, particularly those in rural areas, were presented to members of the local authority's corporate resources committee yesterday.

Clock icon 2 minutes

An additional £18 million will be available this year to help householders install energy efficient measures and reduce their heating bills, bringing the total support available through Home Energy Scotland to £50m in 2021-2022. People are being urged to seek support and advice from Home

Clock icon 2 minutes

Help for households facing fuel poverty this winter has been launched in Dundee by the council through its Fuel Well 2 programme. The Fuel Well 2 Dundee Programme will support people on a low income whether they are in or out of work or those who are at risk of experiencing fuel poverty.

Clock icon 6 minutes

Centrica, which invited communities and entrepreneurs in Scotland to apply for a grant of up to £100,000 from its Energy for Tomorrow social impact fund for initiatives that can deliver affordable, accessible and sustainable energy solutions to help tackle climate change, has unveiled that fou

Clock icon 3 minutes

Patrick Harvie, minister for zero carbon buildings, active travel and tenants’ rights, visited a Glasgow community to see how Wheatley Group is leading the way in driving a green agenda and eliminating fuel poverty. Mr Harvie visited Broomhill to meet staff and tenants of GHA – part of W

Clock icon 2 minutes

Funding to help people struggling financially and to ensure nobody is faced with rough sleeping this winter is part of a new £41 million support package from the Scottish Government. The Winter Support Fund will help those on low incomes, children and people at risk of homelessness against a b

16-30 of 590 Articles