Fuel Poverty annual report at the NEA National Conference

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As a member of the Committee on Fuel Poverty I was delighted to attend the NEA National Conference in Manchester last month. We started the final day of the conference by launching our annual report which laid out our direction of travel and early thinking on how to reduce fuel poverty.

We were also privilaged to listen in on the round-table discussion sessions on Fuel Poverty expertly chaired by Derek Lickorish MBE, Chair of NEA. These lively discussions provided much useful input to help focus our priorities for the coming year so that we can better advise on the policies aimed at reducing fuel poverty.

To see a full copy of the annual Fuel Poverty report click here.

A Day Out Visiting a National Grid Control Centre

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Last month I enjoyed an interesting day out visiting the National Grid control centre in Wokingham where planning of the transmission network happens.  As a relatively new member of the Committee on Fuel Poverty, which advises Government on the effectiveness of policies aimed at reducing fuel poverty, I found the visit fascinating and learnt a great deal about power transmission.

Thank you to National Grid for hosting us and providing the expertly guided tour.