National Energy Action

Cold homes ‘ten times more dangerous than roads’ during severe weather

People in the UK were ten times more likely to die from a cold home than a road accident during last winter’s cold snap due to poor planning and a lack of national resources, two energy charities have warned.

Published 17 September 2018

Charities call for action to prevent 80 fuel poverty deaths every day this winter

Around 80 frail and vulnerable people across the UK will die every day this winter unless action is taking to prevent fuel poverty, a new report has warned.

Published 10 July 2017

Scotland’s first ‘fuel bank’ opens in Glasgow

A “fuel bank” which offers pre-pay meter vouchers to those struggling to afford to light and heat their homes has opened in Glasgow.

Published 5 August 2016

Applications open for Big Energy Saving Network

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is inviting applications from third sector organisations and community groups across Great Britain for this year’s Big Energy Saving Network.

Published 26 May 2016

Smart Energy GB launches new fund to support smart meter rollout

A new fund has opened to not-for-profit organisations which can help engage people and communities across Britain with information about how to get and use smart meters.

Published 18 May 2016

New report highlights key failings in fuel poverty action across the UK

Huge variations and changes to relevant national and UK wide affordable warmth policies has inevitably hindered progress to eradicate fuel poverty, according to a new report.

Published 10 May 2016