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Committee on Fuel Poverty Annual Report
On 17 October 2017, the Committee on Fuel Poverty (CFP) published its second annual report.
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Date: 20 Oct 2017

BEIS Clean Growth Strategy
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy published its Clean Growth Strategy on 12 October 2017. The strategy outlines the government’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through the 2020s, under its guiding objectives to m... (read more)
Date: 16 Oct 2017

Sustainable Health and Care Campaign
On 11 October 2017, NHS Employers in partnership with the Sustainable Development Unit (SDU) launched a new Sustainable Health and Care Campaign for the NHS, public health and social care.
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Date: 16 Oct 2017

BEIS Call for evidence on the reform of the Green Deal Framework
On 12 October 2017, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) opened a call for evidence on the reform of the Green Deal Framework, to improve its knowledge of stakeholders’ views, and determine whether there is scope for ... (read more)
Date: 13 Oct 2017

Ofgem decision on default tariffs for domestic customers at the end of fixed-term contracts
On 11 October 2017, Ofgem announced the decision on its recent consultation on default tariffs for domestic customers at the end of fixed-term contracts.
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Date: 11 Oct 2017

Ofgem Consultation for a vulnerable customer safeguard tariff
On 11 October, Ofgem announced a consultation on its proposals for a vulnerable customer safeguard energy tariff, first announced in July.
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Date: 11 Oct 2017

Big Energy Saving Network 2017/18 funding application process opens
On 6 October, BEIS opened the 2017/18 funding application process for the Big Energy Saving Network (BESN) - a £1.7 million programme supporting third sector organisations and community groups deliver help and advice to vulnerable consumers.
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Date: 10 Oct 2017

BEIS Guidance on the Private Rented Property Minimum Standard
On 9 October 2017, The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published guidance to landlords of privately rented domestic and non-domestic property on complying with the 2018 ‘Minimum Level of Energy Efficiency’ standa... (read more)
Date: 09 Oct 2017

Health of the Nation fuel poverty report
SE2 Ltd and Lewisham Council have published a report funded by Eaga Charitable Trust titled Health of the Nation: an analysis of cost effectiveness and success factors in referral routes into health-related fuel poverty schemes.
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Date: 05 Oct 2017

BEIS statistics - total final energy consumption 2003 to 2015
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has published estimates of total final energy consumption from 2003 to 2015 at a regional (NUTS1) and a local (LAU1 - formally NUTS4) level. The statistics were created by adding together the... (read more)
Date: 29 Sep 2017

EEIG Affordable Warmth, Clean Growth Action Plan
The Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group (EEIG) has published a new action plan for a comprehensive Buildings Energy Infrastructure Programme, titled Affordable Warmth, Clean Growth.
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Date: 28 Sep 2017

Ofgem (ECO2) CSCO final report
On 28 September 2017, Ofgem published its final report on ECO 2 CSCO, detailing its final determinations on energy companies’ achievement against their CSCO and CSCO rural obligations under ECO2.
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Date: 28 Sep 2017

Ofgem Energy Efficiency and Social Programmes Survey
The Ofgem Energy Efficiency and Social Programmes (EESP) team, that administers the Energy Company Obligation scheme and Warm Home Discount, have launched the EESP stakeholder survey, which is an opportunity for stakeholders to feedback on their e... (read more)
Date: 28 Sep 2017

UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm opens as National Grid hails ’greenest’ summer for UK energy
The UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm was officially opened on 26 September by Climate Change Minister Claire Perry.
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Date: 26 Sep 2017

NEA updates: awards, conference presentations, reduced LA membership rate and new Chief Executive
National Energy Action (NEA) launched its 2017 Heat Heroes Awards on 11 September, and its 2017/18 Warm Homes Campaign Awards on 20 September.
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Date: 25 Sep 2017

NEA Heat Decarbonisation Report
NEA has published its final report on heat decarbonisation and the potential impacts on social equality and fuel poverty.
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Date: 25 Sep 2017

Consultation on Digital Economy Act, part 5
On 21 September, the Government published a consultation on the Digital Economy Act (DEA), part 5, covering data sharing codes and regulations.
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Date: 25 Sep 2017

Health and Fuel Poverty Review Survey
NEA has been commissioned, on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Liverpool City Council, to collate information on energy efficiency or fuel poverty schemes operating across the UK which either entirel... (read more)
Date: 21 Sep 2017

NEA Impacts Report 2016-2017
NEA has launched is Impact Report for 2016-17 - A Fairer Energy Future For All.
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Date: 19 Sep 2017

Ofgem consultation on potential change to the Fuel Poor Network Extension Scheme
Ofgem is seeking views on its proposal to update the eligibility criteria for the Fuel Poor Network Extension Scheme (FPNES). It is proposing to remove the criterion that the household must “reside within the 25% most deprived areas, as measured... (read more)
Date: 14 Sep 2017

Contracts for Difference secures wind power at a lower strike price than new nuclear power
On 11 September the government announced that the second Contracts for Difference auction has secured £176 million of new renewable energy projects, set to power 3.6 million homes, to come online between 2021 and 2023.
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Date: 12 Sep 2017

Ofgem Infographics
On 31 August, Ofgem published two online infographics on The Energy Network and on Bills, Prices and Profits.
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Date: 01 Sep 2017

APPG for Healthy Homes and Buildings Report
The All Party Parliamentary Group for Healthy Homes and Buildings has published a Green Paper titled Building our Future Laying the Foundations for Healthy Homes and Buildings, which sets out key recommendations on what needs to be done to ensure ... (read more)
Date: 15 Aug 2017

New NIA Communication for LAs and HAs
In response to requests from LAs and HAs, the National Insulation Association (NIA) is to introduce a new electronic communication targeted at LAs and HAs.
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Date: 11 Aug 2017

10 years of SuperHomes - 100 openings for 2017!
This year marks the 10th year of SuperHomes, the innovative and multi-award-winning national network of over 200 homes that have all reduced their carbon footprint by a minimum of 60%. To celebrate turning 10, SuperHomes is revitalising grassroots... (read more)
Date: 11 Aug 2017

ALEO News magazine Issue 48 now available - sponsored by A&M Energy Solutions
Issue 48, summer 2017, of the Association of Local Energy Officers’ magazine, ALEO News, is now available to download from the ALEO magazine webpage at: www.aleo.org.uk/magazine.
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Date: 10 Aug 2017

BEIS announce independent review into the cost of energy
On 6 August, the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, announced an independent review into the cost of energy, to be led by Professor Dieter Helm CBE.
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Date: 08 Aug 2017

Ofgem strategy for regulating the future energy system
Ofgem has published details of its new strategy for regulating the future energy system setting out its current priority actions to address the key challenges and opportunities that future changes could create for different aspects of the energy m... (read more)
Date: 07 Aug 2017

Met Office State of the UK Climate report 2016
The Met Office 3rd annual State of the UK Climate report, released on 27 July 2017, shows 2016 was the 13th warmest year since records began, in 1910.
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Date: 27 Jul 2017

Energy Consumption in the UK since 1970 and BEIS Statistical Reports and Guidance Documents
On 27 July 2017, BEIS published a report on energy consumption in the UK giving an overview of the trends and some key drivers that have influenced energy consumption in the UK since 1970.
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Date: 27 Jul 2017

BEIS Upgrading our Energy System Report and Faraday Challenge
On 24 July, Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark launched a new policy paper titled Upgrading Our Energy System: Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan.
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Date: 25 Jul 2017