Warmth for the poor, by halving their bills

Halving energy bills would ensure households don’t suffer this winter, according to research by the Environmental Change Institute. Even with Ofgem’s recent price cap drop it’s estimated that bills will still likely be more expensive than last winter.

Dr Tina Fawcett, Senior Researcher and Associate Professor and Brenda Boardman, Emeritus Research Fellow at the Environmental Change Institute (ECI) at Oxford University are part of a group of data scientists, household energy specialists and fuel poverty experts including Cambridge Architectural Research, that have exposed disturbing evidence of hardship as prices escalated and have identified the necessary government interventions that will provide the urgent support to low-income households for the coming winter, and beyond.

Read more, including the report, here.

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