Looking forward to our 2019 Fuel Poverty Conference

Energy Action is hosting its 8th annual Fuel Poverty Conference in Dublin on 21st October 2019 at the Croke Park Conference Centre. The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Mr. Richard Bruton TD, will open the Conference.   The theme of this year’s conference is “ Together We Thrive” and looks at how collaboration […]

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€25 Million Housing Investment for Local Authority Homes

Minister Murphy announces allocation of funding of over €25 Million Housing Investment for Local Authority Homes.     Allocation of funding for 2019 which will see the upgrading of the energy efficiency of Local Authority homes at a cost of €25m.  Minister for Housing, Planning & Local Government, Eoghan Murphy has today announced the allocation of over €25 […]

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Denis Naughten & Brian McSharry

Energy Action is working with major suppliers to help 400,000 households

Energy Action is working with major suppliers to help 400,000 households in Fuel Poverty get the best value when heating their homes Brian McSharry, CEO of Energy Action, said today that the Dublin based charity is liaising with Ireland’s major energy suppliers to help people in energy poverty obtain the best value from their limited […]

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EU Energy Poverty Observatory EPOV

What is EPOV and what does it mean to Fuel Poverty?

Energy Action has been advocating on behalf of people living in fuel poverty in Ireland for many years. More than 50 million households in the European Union are struggling to attain adequate warmth, pay their utility bills on time and live in homes free of damp and mould. Awareness of energy poverty is rising in Europe […]

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Older couple outdoors

Keeping Warm and Well – a home visit ‘can save a life’

Major Home Insulation Charity – Energy Action – welcomes Government announcement that Fuel Allowance will double for Cold Snap March 1st, 2018 Energy Action, the Dublin-based charity that insulates the homes of vulnerable people, has urged families and neighbours to check in on older people living nearby to ensure that they have sufficient heat and […]

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Fuel Poverty Awareness Day

It is difficult to believe that there are still people in Europe who have to choose between heating and eating during the winter. Fuel poverty is a specific type of deprivation wherein a household cannot afford to heat and power their home adequately. Despite the excellent work being undertaken across the island of Ireland, Fuel […]

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Denis Naughten FPCON17

Ireland’s Transition to a Low Carbon Energy Future

Across Government, we are talking about what is the defining issue of our generation – Climate and our transition to a low Carbon future. As you will expect, I have a lot to say about renewable energy, but energy is part of a wider portfolio and no one element sits in isolation. Notwithstanding the decision of […]

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Brian McSharry welcomes everyone to EEPCon18

Looking forward to our 2018 European Conference

Energy Action is hosting a European Energy Poverty Conference in Dublin, Ireland on 29th March 2018 at the Croke Park Conference Centre. The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Mr. Denis Naughten TD, will open the Conference Energy Action had advocated for many years on behalf of people living in energy poverty and has […]

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Up in smoke: “An end to solid fuels would be a triple win for climate, air quality and health”

Up in smoke: “An end to solid fuels would be a triple win for climate, air quality and health” writes environmental scientist, Dr. CaraAugustenborg, in advance of Ireland’s Fuel Poverty and Climate Action conference.  You can now book your tickets for the Fuel Poverty & Climate Action Conference taking place in Croke Park on the 6th of March The silo mentality […]

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