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New Interview: Celsius demo site Islington

SCIS Editor
30 May 2019

Imagine it is winter and the days and nights are cold, but you just put more clothes on and go to bed earlier, because you cannot afford to switch on your heating. This is the plight of many elderly residents who live in cities like London. The cost of living is high, and that includes thermal energy, so when you are on a fixed income, like your pension, heating is a luxury.

This is what is meant by fuel poverty; the supply is available, but you cannot afford to take advantage of it.

Read the entire interview conducted by our storyteller Arthur Lankester with James Wilson from Islington Council about the Celsius demo sites Islington in London (UK).

Click here for the entire interview.