A household is defined as being in fuel poverty if in order to maintain an acceptably warm home it would need to spend more than 10% of its income on household fuel use.
Extreme fuel poverty is the same, but with a household spending more than 20% of income.
Our Home Energy Advice team can help households in fuel poverty in a number of ways including:
1 in 3 local households is fuel poor. Clackmannanshire households in fuel poverty include
Energy Action Scotland (EAS) campaigns for an end to fuel poverty in Scotland. Their website, which contains up to date research.
Home Energy Advice Team
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: 01259 450000