Friday 2nd December is National Energy Action’s Fuel
Poverty Awareness Day.
The average annual bill has almost doubled since this time
last year, from £1,271 to £2,500 and its set to rise to £3,000 a year on
average from April as Government support is withdrawn and the price cap is
Around 10,000 more people die across the UK every winter
from cold homes, with even more people being thrown into fuel poverty every
This makes raising awareness a very important task that
everyone can help towards.
The work we do as a company includes helping residents receive
funding towards home energy upgrades in order to reduce CO2 and keep homes
warmer at a much lower cost.
Duncan McCombie, CEO of YES Energy Solutions explained:
“Fuel poverty is a constantly growing issue in the UK.
“Someone in fuel poverty frequently has to make the choice
between a warm home or a warm meal, a choice no person or family should have to
“However, our staff are working to turn this around through
our energy efficiency schemes all over the country to provide funding for home
improvements to get people out of fuel poverty.”
You can see the type of energy saving measures available in
your area through our website
or you can read more on Fuel Poverty Awareness day through the NEA