Fuel Poverty

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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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With one in ten households in Britain facing fuel poverty this winter, and cold homes contributing to 24,300 excess winter deaths during last year, calls have been made for MPs to step up and take action. This year, 12 MPs from across the political spectrum are signing up to a new approach to tackli

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These flats in Ayr are among to 300 being upgraded in South Ayrshire South Ayrshire Council is taking forward a programme of works designed to tackle fuel poverty by driving down the cost of annual bills for more than 300 homes.

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Health, housing, anti-poverty and environmental organisations have called for more public money to be spent on making Scotland’s homes energy efficient after a new poll found there was overwhelming backing for more investment to tackle fuel poverty. A survey commissioned by WWF Scotland revealed t

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Energy company SSE has submitted a series of proposals to the Scottish Government as ministers begin to draw up Scotland's new 'Energy Strategy'. The initiative aims to help Scotland maximise benefits from innovation, cost reductions and new technologies, as well as de-carbonise energy systems and p

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