Fuel poor are “rationing" energy to pay for green levies

The fuel poor are “rationing” energy  to pay for the green levies on bills, the Chair of the Government’s Fuel Poverty Advisory Group has told ELN. Derek Lickorish said: “It is completely inequitable that costs which should be met by the treasury are being loaded on to bills.” Speaking on the sidelines of the Energy […]

Government must ‘seriously consider’ efficiency investment

The Government must “seriously consider” investing in energy efficiency schemes in the UK. The comment from the Government’s Fuel Poverty Advisory Group follows new research by Consumer Focus, which suggested the money from carbon taxes could be used for investment in energy efficiency as it is one of the best ways to boost the economy […]