Tag : National Energy Action (NEA)
Ensuring widescale domestic energy efficiency will be vital to realise calls for stricter UK carbon emissions targets and should be made a “national infrastructure priority”, a fuel poverty charity has warned.
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.
The National Energy Action (NEA) charity is calling for fresh investment to improve the energy efficiency of UK homes and their heating systems as a means to more effectively address fuel poverty around the UK.
The National Energy Action (NEA) charity has said it broadly welcomes the government’s response to a consultation around the Warm Home Discount (WHD) initiative, but has urged improved support in some areas for vulnerable and elderly customers.
The National Energy Action (NEA) charity has broadly welcomed a government consultation on amending the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme with an extended focus towards ensuring warmth for fuel poor homes.
The latest Autumn Budget will do little to address concerns around fuel poverty, despite industry calls for more support for vulnerable individuals and lower income homes to heat their properties, CIPHE has argued.
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.