Cadent Foundation grants £3m for ‘green doctors’ to tackle fuel poverty

The grant will enable Groundwork to expand its programme, deploying trained energy efficiency advisors in at least 10 priority locations, providing energy cost saving advice to thousands of vulnerable households

Scottish Parliament unanimously supports Heat Networks Bill

The Scottish Government is targeting the equivalent of 650,000 homes to be connected to heat networks by 2030, from the current number of 32,000

Government sets out new strategy to reduce fuel poverty

It includes a plan to increase help for vulnerable energy consumers with fuel bills and green upgrades to their homes, with low income families expected to save as much as £500

Scotland awards £444k to tackle fuel poverty this winter

The Fuel Bank Foundation is receiving the funding to extend its work, which includes providing same-day support to top up prepayment meters for those at risk of disconnection

UK billpayers ‘could see energy bills rise by up to £63m’ as December begins

Uswitch warns 816,000 households could be affected by fixed deals ending and suggests they could see bills rise by an average of £155 as they are moved onto standard variable tariffs

Wales consults on new plans to further reduce fuel poverty by 2035

One of the key proposals will see continuous investment to deliver home energy efficiency improvements through the Warm Homes Programme

Green Homes Grant demand ‘could outpace supply’

Almost 62% of homeowners in England are interested in the government’s Green Homes Grant, according to a survey

Scotlands’ fuel-poor to receive £16m of new energy efficiency support

The funding aims to improve insulation and install energy efficient heating systems, in order to contribute to Scotland’s net zero targets

Scotland announces £1.6bn to support jobs and tackle fuel poverty

It is part of the government’s enhanced Green New Deal, which aims to transform the energy efficiency and heat of buildings and rapidly accelerate decarbonisation

East Lothian Council launches special venture to tackle local fuel poverty

The new supplier will be created in association with Community Interest Company energy firm People’s Energy

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