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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mike Childs21 Feb 2022
Meeting climate targets through electric heating backed by renewably-produced hydrogen.
09 Dec 2021
Drax power station in Selby, Yorkshire is old, inefficient, environmentally damaging and will need £billions of subsidies to survive. We argue it should start preparing for closure and its workers retrained for decent jobs elsewhere.
17 Nov 202137 kB XLSX file
Data on levels of fuel poverty in neighbourhoods by local authority area.
Mike Childs16 Nov 2021
In the run-up to and at the climate talks at COP26, there was an avalanche of pledges, promises and strategies – but do they add up? Mike Childs, Head of Science, Policy & Research, gives his verdict.