Thank you for the invitation to speak with you this morning on a subject that has been right at the centre of the UK-Norway relationship for many years.
Three Loughborough University academics have received research funding as part of a £36m project that looks to accelerate market adoption of new solar-powered building design.
It has been found that the number of people struggling to pay household bills is rising. Regrettably, there are a number of people in this category who are turning to expensive credit providers, such as payday lenders, to pay their bills has increased according to new figures.
The number of households already in debt to their energy supplier before winter begins has grown by more than 300,000 in the past year, according to research, with a total of nearly £400m owed to power companies.
Three has been a dramatic rise in the number of people being plunged into energy poverty, sparking fears of a looming winter health crisis among the elderly and most vulnerable.