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How UK households could save £10bn a year by making homes more energy efficient

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How UK households could save £10bn a year by making homes more energy efficient

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On 16th November 2022 the Financial Times published an interactive "explainer" using research conducted by CAGE Theme Leaders Thiemo Fetzer and Ludovica Gazze with Menna Bishop.

The article illustrates the untapped potential for the UK to make major gains in the energy efficiency of its housing stock through retrofitting. Measures which would ease the "cost of living crisis" facing households and reduce pressures on the public budget from subsidies like the Energy Price guarantee.

You can read the Financial Times' article "How UK households could save £10bn a year by making homes more energy efficient" (free to access) hereLink opens in a new window.

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Working paper: How large in the energy savings potential in the UK? Thiemo Fetzer, Ludovica Gazze, Menna Bishop CAGE WP 644 (2022)

Policy briefing: Beyond the Energy Price Guarantee. With or Without? Thiemo Fetzer, CAGE Policy Briefing No. 39/2022