The UK is betraying its population by failing to deliver on energy efficiency as prices rise. @UK…

The UK is betraying its population by failing to deliver on energy efficiency as prices rise. @UK…

The UK is letting down its population by failing to deliver on energy efficiency. As a result, fuel poverty is up at the same time as fuel prices, and support for energy efficiency has plummeted and will continue to do so at the current rate. This is happening under the watchful eye of Ed Davey, UK Secretary for Energy and Climate Change (right). The most expensive and exclusive homes in Britain are the least well insulated, while the majority of the UK’s local authorities (LAs) are in breach of European regulations, and needlessly wasting energy, according to new research. Not only that, but despite a year of public outcry about the cost of energy, the number of energy efficiency installations around the country has plummeted and Government has told energy companies that they can get away with insulating far fewer homes than before. Whereas 1.61 million lofts were fully i...

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