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Hills Review Briefing

One of the Hill’s Review of Fuel Poverty’s main conclusions on policies to address fuel poverty was:

Narrowly targeted supplier-driven policies would have the largest effects on fuel poverty, on the assumption that suppliers reacted to their incentive to maximise cost-effectiveness.

Given the regressivity of raising funds for an energy efficiency programme from energy bills, it seems to be counter intuitive that a supplier funded programme would be more effective than a publically funded one.

ACE explores how this misleading conclusion was arrived at.

Read ACE’s briefing.

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