Poor energy efficiency in the Aberdeen's granite buildings and high fuel costs help explain why around 29% of the city live in fuel poverty, it has been claimed.
Offering people the “opportunity to prosper” is critical to tackling poverty in the city, the co-leader of Aberdeen City Council claimed today.
An Aberdeen company has been awarded a place on a first-of-its-kind energy advice contract to help those in fuel poverty.
The First Minister has announced a £54.5million fund to help tackle fuel poverty in Scotland.
Nearly £2 million of Scottish Government funding will go towards tackling North-east fuel poverty.
Fuel poverty is hitting 41,000 North-east homes, according to a new report.