fuel poverty

EUA calls for clamp down on energy suppliers who are blocking measures to tackle fuel poverty

The Chief Executive of the trade body Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA), has called for the regulator to clamp down on energy suppliers who are blocking measures to tackle fuel poverty. Mr Mike Foster, Chief Executive of the EUA, has written to Jonathan Brearley, asking for a very public slap down of those suppliers who […]

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Fuel Poverty is an issue that we all need to work together to resolve – says OFTEC

OFTEC CEO Paul Rose looks at how fuel poverty is an issue that we all need to work together to resolve: Let’s start with some facts. Over the past three years, the number of English households living in fuel poverty has risen by 210,000 to 2.55 million. Last winter (2017/18), the number of excess winter […]

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New report shows millions live in fuel poverty and suffer from physical and psychological issues

A report from the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) has revealed the scale of fuel poverty in the UK, with millions living in miserably cold homes and suffering from a range of physical and psychological issues as a result. The research also sheds light on how insufficient policy is not only failing to help the […]

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Upgrading outdated static electric storage heaters could help in the fight against fuel poverty

Upgrading outdated static electric storage heaters in half a million electrically heated homes could help to close a combined fuel poverty gap but they are being excluded from energy efficiency improvement programmes, according to a new report by Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation. More than 3.2million households in England and Scotland are fuel poor according […]

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Thousands of families could be lifted from fuel poverty if they were connected to the gas grid – says EUA

Using statistical methodology usually associated with the medical world, radical plans to tackle fuel poverty have been unveiled by energy trade association Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA).  According to their Chief Executive, former International Development Minister Mike Foster, nearly 140,000 families a year could be lifted out of fuel poverty simply by targeting support to […]

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