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Fuel poverty reduction by 2035 consultation in Wales

Fuel poverty reduction by 2035 consultation in Wales: New plans have been set out by the Welsh Government to help reduce fuel poverty further and improve the energy efficiency of homes by 2035. Open until 31st December 2020, the consulation on its proposals includes 10 immediate actions that are expected to have the biggest impact…
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Demand for Green Homes Grant may outpace supply

Demand for Green Homes Grant may outpace supply: Interest in the Green Homes Grant scheme could outstrip supply. A new survey conducted by YouGov and commissioned by the climate activism and advisory organisation Energy and Climate Intelligence has found, the survey suggests nearly 62% of English homeowners are interested in the Green Homes Grant government…
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Scottish fuel-poor get £16m of energy efficiency funding

Scottish fuel-poor get £16m of energy efficiency funding: Fuel-poor households in Scotland are set to improve insulation and install energy efficient heating systems under £16 million of new funding. The upgrades will contribute to Scotland’s net zero targets the government notes and help to meet a key Programme for Government commitment. Warmer Homes Scotland, the…
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Scotland supports jobs and tackles fuel poverty

Scotland supports jobs and tackles fuel poverty: £1.6 billion of funding to directly support up to 5,000 jobs and tackle fuel poverty has been announced by the Scottish Government. The funding is aimed at transforming the energy efficiency, heat of buildings and to rapidly accelerate decarbonisation and is part of the government’s enhanced Green New…
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Fuel poverty venture launched by East Lothian Council

A new venture to the area’s residents as part of a joint commitment to help eradicate fuel poverty has been launched by East Lothian Council to offer affordable, sustainable and fair energy. It will create a new supplier called East Lothian Energy, which will offer both a variable and fixed tariff discounted from its regular…
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Over 200K homes set to drop into fuel poverty

Over 200K homes set to drop into fuel poverty: As the economy tumbles amid the coronavirus pandemic and lock down over 200,000 households are set to fall into fuel poverty. The End Fuel Poverty Coalition makes the suggestion, which warns during colder weather, a second wave of the virus arriving could be “catastrophic for individuals…
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Stirling ranked as ‘Scotland’s greenest area’

A new study has ranked Stirling as ‘Scotland’s greenest area’. Eco developer Project Etopia analysis reveals that Stirling has more than 4,051 solar panels in place, enough to equip 10.1% of the area’s 40,157 households with the renewable energy equipment. Evelyn Tweed, Housing Portfolio Holder said: “The continued investment in our solar panels means that…
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