No one living in fuel poverty.
 
National Energy Action
 
No one living in fuel poverty
 
Dear  Stephen

National Energy Action (NEA) has over 36 years’ experience of delivering solutions to fuel poverty with a UK reach. Our vision is ‘NO ONE LIVING IN FUEL POVERTY’ and our sole focus is working to deliver this aspiration.

We have designed, developed and delivered many exciting and innovative work programmes that have directly benefited millions of people through energy efficiency measures and through community engagement and awareness-raising programmes working in communities. In some instances, it has allowed us to lever other funds, build capacity and to improve and share understanding of solutions to fuel poverty and opportunities to better target assistance.
 
 
Training and qualifications
 
NEA also offers an extensive range of qualifications, training courses, e-learning and educational resources to cover key issues associated with fuel poverty, fuel debt, affordable warmth and delivering practical energy advice. Through this we help to enhance the quality of energy advice in the sector and beyond, ensuring that those who need it most can benefit from accurate help and assistance. We have experienced trainers based in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. NEA has developed a range of City & Guilds qualifications (level 2 and level 3) as well as several CPD-certified half-day and one-day courses, e-learning and education resources.
 
 
Education in schools and colleges … and at home
 
We are also passionate about promoting the efficient use of energy and achieving affordable warmth at home. We all know that children are influenced by the actions of others around them – but we also know that children with the right information can play an important part in

changing the behaviour of others in their homes. Through the delivery of our education resources, we aim to enhance the understanding of young people in schools, colleges and universities about keeping warm and safe at home, how they can use energy wisely and how they can reduce CO2 emissions. Our package of education resources is developed and delivered in schools, colleges and universities by an experienced teacher, covering a wide range of topics and using a variety of learning techniques.
 
Join us in the fight against fuel poverty
 
I would like to invite you to become a Member of NEA. Membership will enable you to work with a well-established and effective campaigning body. As a member we can help you to bring social, economic, employment and environmental benefits to your communities. NEA also benefits – both from your experience and expertise and from your ability to demonstrate the impact of policy and legislation changes to vulnerable people. NEA values the opportunity to consult with members and to engage their support at a local level. Members include local authorities, housing associations, health agencies, charities, community groups and local contracted installers through energy provider schemes.

The benefits of becoming a member include:
 
  • Discounts on training courses, conference delegate places (UK and Wales) and exhibition space (next year’s conferences are being held in Cardiff on 14 February 2019 and Sheffield from 16-18 September 2019)
  • An invitation to our members afternoon reception (this year taking place on 28 November in the Terrace Pavilion, House of Commons)
  • Access to NEA’s research team who can provide assistance in compiling excess winter death and estimated fuel poverty figures for local authority districts and wards
  • Subscription to NEA Focus, our quarterly magazine
  • A monthly e-newsletter which keeps members informed of policy and legislative changes and allows members to contribute to the fuel poverty debate.
  • Invitations to NEA’s national and regional events, forums, workshops and seminars
  • A membership logo to promote your commitment to helping people in fuel poverty

NEA also operates a ‘Members First’ policy – our commitment to you that we will always seek to work with our members before other organisations.
 
 
 
 
 
 
The subscription fees for 2018-2019 are:
 
 
Organisation type
 
Community and voluntary groups with a turnover of less than £250k per year
Tier 1
 
£75 + VAT
Tier 2*
 
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Local authorities/housing associations/Citizens Advice
£300 + VAT
£75 + VAT*
 
 
Other organisations including small business with turnover of less than £500k
£300 + VAT
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*Tier 2 membership fees do not include the training course discount
 
 
If you would like to discuss membership further please do not hesitate to contact Brian Hart on 0191 269 2906 (email brian.hart@nea.org.uk) or speak to any of the Business and Partnerships Team (0191 261 5677, option 8). For more information on NEA in general, please visit our website at www.nea.org.uk.
 
 
 
ADAM SCORER
Chief Executive
 
 
 
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