Tag Archive for 'fuel poverty'

PwC survey of power companies views about future energy supply

April 24th, 2012 by PwC

European power industry fears of fuel poverty increasing significantly in the next 20 years exceed that of North America, Asia and Africa according to a new survey by PwC. As the global power industry confronts the challenge of energy affordability, efficiency, and security policies and investments not meeting demands, PwC’s 12th Global Power & Utilities […]

UK gas prices have driven up UK energy bills much more than renewable energy technologies

November 8th, 2011 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the country’s largest renewable energy trade association, has criticised KPMG’s energy report “Thinking About The Affordable”. The report incorrectly claims that Britain can meet its 2020 carbon reduction targets by building nuclear and gas-fired power stations. It also states, misleadingly, that this would be cheaper than relying on renewable energy sources such as wind.

Poorly insulated cold homes are a health hazard costing health service a fortune

April 8th, 2011 by Friends of the Earth

Caring for people made ill living in cold rented homes costs the UK’s National Health Service £145 million a year, reveals new research launched by Friends of the Earth on 7 April, as the green campaigning charity calls for a new law to protect tenants. The modelling, carried out by public health experts the Chartered […]