Tag : Committee on Fuel Poverty
Calls from parliament’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee to make improving the energy efficiency of UK buildings into a national infrastructure priority have been welcomed by the National Energy Action (NEA) charity.
Government is being urged to rethink policy around tackling fuel poor homes and energy efficiency over concerns at statistics showing an increased number of excess deaths last winter.
Government efforts to improve energy efficiency in fuel poor homes are falling short of official targets and wider low carbon ambitions set out in the UK Clean Growth Strategy, a new report from the Committee on Fuel Poverty has found.
The Committee on Fuel Poverty has called for fresh financing to support heating installations to aid help lower income homes adopt more renewable forms of heat.