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ALEO National - News

Warm Homes Fund Round 2 Opened and Round 1 Winners Announced
The winners of the first round of the Warm Home Fund - from National Grid and Community Interest Company Affordable Warmth Solution (AWS) - were announced on 14 December 2017, with 9,000 homes set to benefit.
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Date: 21 Dec 2017

Domestic Private Rented Sector minimum level of energy efficiency
On 19 December 2017, BEIS published its consultation on the Domestic Private Rented Sector Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard, which is due to come into force for new tenancies from April 2018.
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Date: 19 Dec 2017

The Nation’s Biggest Housewarming
National Energy Action (NEA) invites you to take part in the Nation’s Biggest Housewarming, to be held on Fuel Poverty Awareness Day - Friday, 23 February 2018.
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Date: 13 Dec 2017

ALEO News magazine Issue 49 now available - sponsored by A&M Energy Solutions
Issue 49, winter 2017/18, 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: 06 Dec 2017

New report on risk of CO poisoning in fuel poor households
On 28 November 2017, Nation Energy Action published a report titled Understanding Carbon Monoxide Risk in Households Vulnerable to Fuel Poverty.
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Date: 04 Dec 2017

Autumn Budget 2017 - Feed-in Tariff scheme to close April 2019
The Chancellor of the Exchequer presented his Autumn Budget to Parliament on 22 November 2017.
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Date: 30 Nov 2017

UK ERC: LAs Play Key Role in Clean Energy Provision
A report published by the UK Energy Research Centre and the Energy Technologies Institute, on 17 November 2017, undertaken by the University of Edinburgh, has mapped energy plans and initiatives across all UK local authorities.
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Date: 23 Nov 2017

Excess winter mortality 2016 to 2017 provisional figures
on 22 November 2017, the Office for National Statistics released the provisional figures for excess winter mortality in England and Wales for 2016 to 2017 and the final figures for 2015 to 2016.
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Date: 23 Nov 2017

BEIS ECO Flex SOI List updated
In October 2017, BEIS published a list of the local authority ECO Flexible Eligibility Statements of Intent (SOI) that were known to them at the time. On 17 November this list was updated to include additional links, many of which were provided by... (read more)
Date: 20 Nov 2017

NEA Warm Homes Campaign 2017 and Bridging the Gap Report
National Energy Action’s annual Warm Homes Campaign started on 17 November 2017, and runs until Fuel Poverty Awareness Day on 23 February 2018.
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Date: 17 Nov 2017

Ofgem consultation on protecting consumers who receive backbills
On 16 November, Ofgem published a statutory consultation inviting views on its proposal to introduce a licence obligation around backbilling.
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Date: 16 Nov 2017

Report claims methane emissions from natural gas have been underestimated
Friends of the Earth Europe has commissioned a scientific study from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research titled Natural Gas and Climate Change, which has been published alongside its accompanying report Can the Climate Afford Europe’s G... (read more)
Date: 15 Nov 2017

Cost of Energy Review Report - Dieter Helm
On 25 October, BEIS published an independent report by Professor Dieter Helm CBE, titled the Cost of Energy Review.
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Date: 14 Nov 2017

SSE and npower to merge
SSE has confirmed it is merging its British domestic business with npower to form a new energy company.
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Date: 10 Nov 2017

ACE Fiscal Incentives Survey
The Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE) has launched a survey to seek your views on incentives that would help develop the market for home energy efficiency retrofits.
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Date: 09 Nov 2017

Ofgem launches annual State of the Market report
On 31 October 2017, Ofgem launched its annual State of the Energy Market report, giving a detailed assessment of how well the energy market is working for consumers in terms of competition, affordability, decarbonisation, and security of supply.read more)
Date: 02 Nov 2017

Outdated ban on new onshore wind could cost £1 Billion
A report from the Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) has suggested that the UK government’s unwritten promise of ’no subsidies’ for onshore wind is blocking the cheapest form of electricity generation that can be built in the UK.
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Date: 27 Oct 2017

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