Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Scottish Fuel Poverty Target Missed

The admission that has finally come today from the Scottish Government that it will not meet its target to end fuel poverty in Scotland is deeply disappointing but not a surprise.

The Scottish Government has a statutory duty under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 to ‘ensure, so far as reasonably practicable, that people are not living in fuel poverty in Scotland by November 2016’.

Friday, 24 June 2016

Response to CMA Report on Energy Market Investigation

‘A mainly positive step that will help some of the most disadvantaged energy customers’.  This is the main reaction of the national fuel poverty charity Energy Action Scotland to the final report published today (24 June) by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on its investigation into the energy retail market.

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Community Energy Action Awards – Applications Invited

The national charity Energy Action Scotland, with support from Scottish Gas, is launching a Community Energy Action Awards scheme.

The new awards scheme is open to not-for-profit organisations who work with communities in Scotland to improve energy efficiency and make homes more affordable to keep warm.