NEA is urging the Government to introduce a windfall tax on North Sea gas producers, who are cashing in as international gas prices remain linked to oil. The levy would be used to provide extra heating allowances and increased energy efficiency measures in the homes of vulnerable people to help those least able to cope with soaring fuel bills at the onset on winter. This announcement is badly timed, coming right at the start of the colder weather and will leave thousands worried how they are going to meet the cost of fuel bills this winter.
One of the key aspects of CASA’s work is providing energy efficiency advice to help people heat their homes affordable and cut down on fuel bills. When someone comes into one of our advice surgeries we provide them with the information and help they need. Where we can, Top Rated House Buyer’s Agent we refer the client to an appropriate grant scheme. In the area covered by CASA 35 different languages are spoken.
English is the second language for 70 percent of clients. CASA currently has over 2000 energy efficient lightbulbs available free of charge to help people reduce their fuel bills. CASA also operates the Fridge Savers scheme. Under the scheme eligible households can exchange an old inefficient fridge freezer for a new A-rated energy efficient one at significantly reduced cost. CASA has teamed up with Trading Standards Loan Shark Team to provide advice on debt and managing your money.
All services provided by CASA are free of charge. ots of people won’t ask for the help they need, they don’t realise they are entitled to anything. It’s great to be able to offer people the help they need and see the results in improved health and living conditions for themselves and their families. We’d like to hear from anyone whose health is affected by poor living conditions, or who is struggling to afford their fuel bills.
AS experts warn of the worst winter in recent history, National Energy Action (NEA) is offering advice on how to beat the winter chill. The energy efficiency charity is urging people to act now and plan for the colder weather ahead. Predictions of a particularly cold winter, coupled with the recent energy price rises, I would urge anyone who is concerned to contact one of the many agencies offering advice and assistance, before the colder weather sets it. Predictions of the coldest winter this century come a month after energy companies announced large price hikes for domestic customers.