About: fuel poverty

Energy 25-08-2017

Scrapping EU efficiency rules would hike UK energy bills post-Brexit

Brexit could add €100 to the average British household's annual electricity bill and increase energy demands if the United Kingdom chooses not to hold on to the EU’s high energy efficiency standards after it leaves the bloc in March 2019, according to a new study.
Energy 29-06-2017

Europe’s ‘energy poor’ trapped by lack of viable green option

Fuel poverty affects tens of millions of Europeans. Coupled with continuing subsidies for fossil fuel boilers, this means decarbonisation efforts face a real uphill struggle.

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