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An action plan to deliver affordable warmth in rural Scotland proposed by the Scottish Rural Fuel Poverty Task Force

Published: 24 Oct 2016
Part of:
Housing
ISBN:
9781786524966

Report produced by the independent Scottish Rural Fuel Poverty Task Force setting out actions to deliver affordable warmth in rural Scotland.

Contents
An action plan to deliver affordable warmth in rural Scotland proposed by the Scottish Rural Fuel Poverty Task Force
Appendix 3 - Catalogue of Publications

Appendix 3 - Catalogue of Publications

Scottish rural fuel poverty task force catalogue of publications and written submissions

Sector

 

Author

Circulated

Meeting 1 20 August 2015

Inaugural Meeting of Task Force

Terms of Remit and members, Schedule of meetings, Initial Task Force Discussion paper

Terms of remit
Schedule of meetings
Discussion paper

Scottish Government

August 2015

Meeting 2 22 September 2015

Consumer Behaviour and Energy Costs

Cost of energy and restrictive provider issues; Consumer Behaviour and Confidence; Scottish Highlands and Islands-Heating Oil and Electricity surcharges and Response to the CMA energy market investigation

Cost Of Energy/Restrictive Provider Issue
Consumer Behaviour & Confidence
Heating Oil
Energy Market Investigation

D Mackay, LSHA

September 2015

Meeting 2 22 September 2015

Consumer Behaviour and Energy Costs CAS Off Gas studies and oil club link off-gas case studies

Oil Club website  ( http://www.oil-club.co.uk/home)

Citizens Advice Scotland

September 2015

Meeting 2 22 September 2015

Link to Development Trusts Association Scotland Oil buying website http://dtasoilbuying.org.uk/

Development Trust Association

2015

Meeting 3 20 October 2015

Supply Chain and Skills, Housing Stock, Change and Statistics Issues around Hard to heat/Hard to treat properties; PAS2030 and ECO; Feedback from PAS2030 Orkney Workshop; SIMD Western Isles

Issues with installing measures in hard to treat properties
Issues around PAS2030 and ECO compliance
Short feedback report from Orkney contractors – PAS2030 workshop
Template for submission of papers – one page maximum

M Currie, D Mackay, S Wilson S Aberdein

October 2015

Meeting 4 9 December 2015

Economic, Social and Health Benefits Additional home energy costs for off-gas grid households; Western Isles Financial Inclusion pilot scheme; Heating Options in off gas grid areas – Costs and Carbon, Fuel Poverty-Health Linkages

Additional home energy cost for households not on the gas grid
Scottish Government – Linkages between Fuel Poverty and Health
Western Isles Financial Inclusion Pilot
Heating options in off gas areas (their cost and carbon)

A Nicolson, M Maclean, Changeworks Scottish Government

December 2015

Meeting 5 23 February 2016

Community Initiatives and the resources currently and potentially available to support rural fuel poverty solutions Moving to a smarter market; Update on HES evaluation of Craigmillar GP pilot referral project; Referral Mechanisms – Potential Solutions; Details of Energycarer proposal

Potential solutions – referral mechanisms
Moving to a smarter market
Update - Craigmillar Medical Group and Home Energy Scotland South East Pilot
Background and Introduction

OFGEM Home Energy Scotland Scottish Government D Mackay

February 2016

Meeting 6 28 April 2016

Additional Task Force meeting
RdSAP for rural and remote areas; Private Rented Sector/REEPS

Modelling Energy Usage and the Assessment of Energy Efficiency in the Rural and Remote Built Environments
Fuel Poverty/Energy Efficiency in the Rural Private Rented Sector

Energy Action Scotland

Scottish Land & Estates

April 2016

Meeting 8 31 August 2016

Task Force Report Fuel Poverty Partnerships & Contribution of the Third Sector in tackling fuel poverty

Fuel Poverty Partnerships
The positive contribution of the third sector in tackling fuel poverty and challenges ahead

T Lawrie SCARF

September 2016

Research and Publications

Fuel Poverty

Scottish Fuel Poverty Forum – Chair’s report

Report from David Sigsworth

Professor David Sigsworth, OBE

August 2015

Fuel Poverty

EAS Stay Warm – Stay Well

Final Report
Follow-up Report

Energy Action Scotland

August 2015

Energy Efficiency

EST – Smart metering Evaluation report and update

Smart Metering Advice Project (SMAP)

Energy Saving Trust

August & September 2015

Energy Prices

Publications on Smart meter prepayment, debt and disconnection and Market monitoring

Annual report showing how suppliers managed debt and disconnection
Smart Prepayment in a Smarter Market
Domestic Retail Market Review evaluation survey: 2015 results
Consumer engagement with the energy market: Tracking survey.

OFGEM

September 2015

Off gas grid

Launch of national Non Gas Grid database – details and links provided www.nongasmap.org.uk

Industry Working Group – subgroup of UK Govt’s FP Action Group,

led by National Grid

October 2015

Fuel Poverty

Fuel Poverty Definition research http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0045/00454851.pdf

Scottish Fuel Poverty Forum

October 2015

Fuel Poverty

CAS “Energy Advice in detail” publications

Citizens Advice Scotland

October 2015

Energy Prices/Fuel Poverty

OFGEM Updates on Consumer viability strategy and proposals to promote a smarter energy system

Consumer Vulnerability Progress Report
Fuel Poor Network Extension Scheme
Making the electricity system more flexible and delivering the benefits for consumers
Quicker and more efficient connections

OFGEM

October 2015

Cost of energy

Report on the regional differences in the way costs for transporting energy is recovered from bills https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/regional-differences-network-charges

OFGEM

October 2015

Supply Chain and Skills

EST – Supply chain of remote rural and Island area analysis

Supply chain analysis of remote rural and island areas

Energy Saving Trust

October 2015

Fuel Poverty

Changeworks – methodology for creating fuel poverty maps

Fuel Poverty Mapping Methodology

Changeworks

October 2015

Fuel Poverty

Calor – Fuel poverty map of off gas grid areas
Free in England and Scotland

EAS – Fuel Poverty Map
Fuel Poverty Map of Scotland

CALOR EAS

October 2015

Housing Stock/Energy Efficiency

REEPS Research Publication http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/11/4536/0

Scottish Government – Communities Analytical Services

November 2015

Fuel Poverty/Stats

Scottish House Condition Survey Report 2014 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0049/00490947.pdf

Scottish Government t

December 2015

Fuel Poverty

Report to the First Minister - Shifting the Curve Independent Advisor on Poverty and Inequality http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0049/00492430.pdf

Scottish Government

January 2016

Fuel Poverty

Publication Energy in Scotland 2016 http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0049/00493362.pdf

Scottish Government

January 2016

Fuel Poverty

Understanding the benefits of fuel poverty interventions: A pragmatic economic evaluation from Greater Manchester http://www.wessexphnetwork.org.uk/media/13469/cpd-02-feb-2014-angela-mawle.pdf

Link to UKPA website http://dtasoilbuying.org.uk/

UK Public Health Association 2011

January 2016

Renewable Energy Initiatives

Changeworks research on How tenants use solar panels http://www.changeworks.org.uk/sites/default/files/Case_Study_Expert_research_resources_for_long_term_impact.pdf

Changeworks

February 2016

Fuel Poverty

Publication Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation – A new framework https://www.dardni.gov.uk/articles/tackling-rural-poverty-social-isolation-new-framework

Dept of Agriculture and Rural Development

Northern Ireland

March 2016

Energy Efficiency Measures

Statistics

Publications Energy Efficiency meaures installed in Scotland under ECO1 1 Jan 2013- 31 March 2015 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/03/5347

HEEPS: Summary delivery report 2014/15 http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/03/9421

Scottish Government

March 2016

Funding streams to support rural fuel poverty solutions

EESSH – Table of Relevant funding sources

EESSH - Table of relevant funding sources

Scottish Government

April 2016

Energy Efficiency

Energy and Climate Change Committee – Oral Evidence – Home Energy Efficiency and Demand Reduction – http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/energy-and-climate-change-committee/home-energy-efficiency-and-demand-reduction/oral/27049.html

DECC

April 2016

Fuel Poverty

Health and Affordable Warmth Evaluation Toolkit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/affordable-warmth-and-health-impact-evaluation-toolkit

DECC

April 2016

Fuel Poverty

EU Commission – Energy Poverty Report https://ec.europa.eu/energy/sites/ener/files/documents/Selecting%20Indicators%20to%20Measure%20Energy%20Poverty.pdf

 

https://ec.europa.eu/energy/sites/ener/files/documents/Annex%201%20Methodology%20and%20Technical%20Report.pdf

EU Commission

May 2016

Energy Prices

CMA – Energy Market Reforms – Report

https://www.gov.uk/cma-cases/energy-market-investigation
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/energy-market-investigation-overview
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/energy-market-investigation-information-for-consumers

Competition and Markets Authority

June 2016

Energy Efficiency

Citizens Advice Scotland Delivering Energy Efficiency to off-gas rural Scotland http://www.cas.org.uk/system/files/publications/hot_off_the_grid_delivering_energy_efficiency_to_rural_off-gas_scotland_final.pdf

Review of energy efficiency and fuel poverty schemes in Scotland http://www.cas.org.uk/system/files/publications/taking_the_temperature_-_a_review_of_energy_efficiency_and_fuel_poverty_schemes_in_scotland.pdf

Citizens Advice Scotland

June 2016

Cost of energy

Ofgem – Report on regional differences in network charges https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/regional-differences-network-charges

OFGEM

October 2016

Health impacts

Appendix 4 of Task Force Final Report – Health Impacts research

The Energycarer Initiative – A detailed proposal

Health, Energy Efficiency & Affordable Warmth

Task Force

September 2016

CONSULTATIONS

Fuel Poverty and Consumers

Ofgem Proposals to improve outcome for prepayment customers https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/sites/default/files/docs/final_consultation_ppm.pdf (Closed 25 February 2016)

Ofgem reviews regulatory framework to boost innovation and enhance consumer protection https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/future-retail-market-regulation (Closed March 2016)

Insights paper on households with electric and other non-gas heating insights paper on households with electric and other non-gas heating.

OFGEM

December 2015

Housing Standards

Design of the Scottish Household Survey (including SHCS) https://consult.scotland.gov.uk/scottish-household-survey/consultation-on-2017-survey.

Scottish Government

March 2016

Fuel Poverty and Consumers

Ofgem Consultations Priority Services Register – June 2016 (Closed 15 July) https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/priority-services-register-final-proposals-review-decision

E – Serve – June 2016 (Closed 25 August) https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/e-serve-supplier-performance-report-consultation

OFGEM

July 2016

Fuel Poverty and Consumers

Ofgem – Allocation of voluntary redress payments https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/allocation-voluntary-redress-payments-context-enforcement-cases

OFGEM

July 2016

Energy Prices

Ofgem - Proposals to cap prepayment meter warrant charges for indebted customers Ofgem has published proposals to cap charges

OFGEM

September 2016

STATISTICS

Energy Efficiency statistics

ECO measures installed by Local

Authority Scottish Rural Fuel Poverty Task Force

Scottish Government

October 2015

Fuel Poverty

Statistics Experimental stats on the NEED framework for Scotland, 2013 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Business/Energy/NEED

Scottish Government

April 2016

SUBMISSIONS RECEIVED

Cost of energy and Consumer Engagement

Rural Fuel Poverty

Scottish Task Force on Rural Fuel Povert

Scottish Gas

October 2015

 

Cost of energy Consumer Engagement

Energy Tariff offerings, Access to information and Support services

Cost Of Energy/Restrictive Provider Submission

Scottish Power

September 2015

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Schemes in rural off-gas grid areas

Submission to Rural Fuel Poverty Task Force – Meeting 3 Statistics and Housing Hard to Heat Hard to Treat

CALOR

October 2015

Fuel Poverty

Rural Fuel Poverty Welfare Powers and Scotland Bill

Rural fuel poverty – Welfare Powers & Scotland Bill

CALOR Scotland

February 2016

Contributions to the Task Force

Written Submissions received in response to issue of template

Submission from Scottish Gas
Scottish Rural Fuel Poverty Task Force
Short Description of issue
Evidence Submission

FEC – Home Energy Solutions Caithness Renewables Scottish Gas Dr Keith Baker Ailsa Gray

September 2015

October 2015

March 2016

July 2016

SOCIAL MEDIA/PRESS

Fuel Poverty

Scottish Govt – Task Force website link http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Built-Environment/Housing/warmhomes/fuelpoverty/fuel-poverty-task-force

Scottish Government

October 2015

Fuel Poverty

Fairer Scotland Blog http://fairer.scot/2015/10/08/the-rural-fuel-poverty-task-force/

Scottish Government

October 2015

Fuel Poverty

Press release – New Fuel Poverty Strategic Working Group

New strategic working group to help tackle fuel poverty

Scottish Government

September 2015

Fuel Poverty

Press release – Affordable Warmth Partnership Project Orkney http://www.thaworkney.co.uk/

THAW Orkney

October 2015

MAPS

  Fuel Poverty

Postcodes with and without a Gas Supply

Map

Scottish Government

June 2016


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