Energy

List of data sources used in renewable energy mapping

24 May 2024173 kB XLSX file

A list of the data sources Friends of the Earth used for its mapping of 'most suitable' sites for onshore wind and solar farms in England.

Full data analysis: England's onshore renewable energy potential

09 Apr 2024113 kB XLSX file

Download the spreadsheet containing our full data analysis on England's potential for onshore renewable energy.

How England can produce more onshore renewable energy fast

09 Apr 2024

New analysis shows England has the space to become a green energy superpower. Find out how much and where new onshore wind and solar energy could be generated.

Environmental data by political constituency

05 Oct 2023265 kB XLSX file

This data set brings together data by parliamentary constituency in England and Wales for air pollution, energy, and nature.

Who’s impacted by fuel poverty in 2023?

20 Mar 2023

We’ve identified who’ll be in fuel poverty across England and Wales in 2023, including some pen portraits. See the results and methodology of our data analysis in this briefing.

Spreadsheet of fuel poverty hotspots by neighbourhood

20 Mar 20231.22 MB XLSX file

Friends of the Earth has identified the neighbourhoods where fuel poverty will be most concentrated in 2023 (fuel poverty hotspots). This spreadsheet lists all neighbourhoods in England and Wales and identifies which are fuel poverty hotspots.

Spreadsheet of fuel poverty hotspots by local authority

20 Mar 202329 kB XLSX file

Friends of the Earth has identified neighbourhoods where fuel poverty will be concentrated in 2023 (fuel poverty hotspots). The number of these by local authority area is identified within this spreadsheet.

Securing warm homes that don’t cost the Earth

01 Feb 2023

The energy crisis demands policy changes. Find out why we’re calling for additional financial support, insulation and a transformation of our energy system.

Where are the coldest neighbourhoods?

08 Dec 2022

Narrowing down our recent identification of 9,000 energy crisis hotspots, we’ve now identified 1,000 of the coldest neighbourhoods in England and Wales. Find out how we did this, who lives there and what the solutions are.

Spreadsheet listing coldest neighbourhoods

08 Dec 2022200 kB XLSX file

A spreadsheet of the 100 coldest neighbourhoods in each English region and in Wales, based on a deeper analysis of neighbourhoods previously identified as energy crisis hotspots.

Councils and the energy crisis - a plan of action

22 Aug 20221.18 MB PDF file

A report by the New Economics Foundation for Friends of the Earth identifying how and council could address the energy crisis with the right support from the government, including costings.

Energy crisis hotspot spreadsheet

Toby Bridgeman22 Aug 202227 kB XLSX file

This data includes the number of energy crisis hotspots - lower than average income, higher than average energy use - by local authority area, plus data on the number of homes within these that require loft or cavity wall insulation, plus the average current energy bills for Autumn/Winter 2022 following recent policy announcements.

Why the energy crisis demands street-by-street energy saving measures

Mike Childs22 Aug 2022

Mike Childs explains why the UK needs to roll out an energy saving programme, starting with the 8,927 neighbourhoods most in need.

Data on loft and cavity wall insulation

22 Aug 2022126 kB XLSX file

Download this spreadsheet to access data on homes that need loft insulation or cavity wall insulation by local authority area.

A lack of “suitable areas” for onshore wind in local plans

18 Aug 2022

Onshore wind is one of the cheapest forms of renewable energy, but the UK's national planning policy still doesn't facilitate new onshore wind projects. Read our report to find out more.