energy poverty

Housing energy efficiency

Welsh govt launches £9.5 million housing energy efficiency programme

The Welsh government has announced the £9.5 million ($12.6 million) Optimised Retrofit Programme (ORP) to fund the fitting of energy efficiency measures in up to 1000 existing homes owned by registered social landlords and councils to help tackle fuel poverty and contribute to decarbonisation.
UK energy efficiency

UK government announces £2 billion home energy efficiency fund

The UK government has announced details of its new £2 billion ($2.61 billion) Green Homes Grant scheme, whereby up to £10,000 will be provided for home energy efficiency upgrades and thermal solar for more than 600,000 British homes.
Smart cities africa

FUTURE CITIES INTERVIEW: COVID-19, data, and government

Exclusive interview with Anton Cartwright, a researcher at the African Centre for Cities and a featured speaker in the Future Cities track at African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in Cape Town in November.
Wind energy global

Wind to grow 9-times current levels by 2050 – report

Wind energy is set to grow 9-times current levels, and supply over a third of the world’s electricity demand
peru

IEEE’s ‘Empower a Billion Lives’ finalists announced

The IEEE hosted the finals of its 'Empower A Billion Lives' initiatives in Baltimore on the 28th and 29th of September in Baltimore.
Energy-poor

SSEN launches £140,000 energy advisor programme

SSEN has partnered with Citizens Advice Scotland to support consumers living in energy poverty
Energy poverty

Energy poverty is killing the elderly in Europe – study

A new study has shed further light on the state of energy poverty in the UK, where approximately 2.7 million elderly people in the UK alone rationed their energy usage last winter
enterprise energy

Ofgem reveals customer vulnerability and impact of competition

Competition is benefiting more energy consumers but many others are still getting a poor deal, according to Ofgem’s annual State of the Energy Market report.

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