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Here's a link to all our recent news releases, please feel free to link to our news items from your website or social media platform. If mentioning OFTEC on Twitter please tag @OFTEC (or on Facebook @OFTECuk).

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Liquid fuel tank sales increase as businesses prepare ahead for autumn/winter

Monday, May 18, 2020 by OFTEC

OFTEC, the organisation that represents the liquid fuel sector in Northern Ireland, has reported a significant increase in businesses investing in storage tanks.

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OFTEC issues advise on how to stay warm at home for less this winter

Wednesday, May 06, 2020 by OFTEC Ireland

Winter lockdown ramps up fuel demand as householders brace themselves for an icy blast this week as Storm Christoph pulls away from the UK to be replaced by plunging temperatures across the country.

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OFTEC Ireland urges government to implement affordable home heating plan

Wednesday, May 06, 2020 by OFTEC Ireland

Following comments from the Department of Public Expenditure, OFTEC Ireland, the organisation that represents the liquid fuel heating industry in Ireland, is urging the Irish Government to scrap their unrealistic plans to install 600k heat pumps and implement a more affordable plan to reduce carbon emissions within the off grid home heating sector.

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Support for Irish households facing higher energy use

Monday, April 27, 2020 by OFTEC Ireland

With an estimated increase of 46%* more people across Ireland working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic, concerns have been raised over Irish households facing higher bills as their energy consumption increases during the lockdown.

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Support for vulnerable households to keep warm and well this winter

Friday, April 17, 2020 by OFTEC

As the weather begins to turn colder, a campaign has launched to raise awareness of the support available to vulnerable households who might be worrying about paying their heating bills this winter.

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Support for vulnerable households facing higher energy bills during Covid-19 lockdown

Friday, April 17, 2020 by OFTEC

With an estimated 16.8 million more people across the UK staying at home* during the Covid-19 pandemic, concerns have been raised over vulnerable households facing higher fuel costs as their energy consumption increases during the lockdown.

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Scottish energy efficiency policy must be inclusive, says OFTEC in consultation response

Thursday, April 09, 2020 by OFTEC

Scottish energy policy must fairly provide for rural consumers living in some of the country's lowest standard homes, says OFTEC in its response to the recent 'Energy Efficient Scotland: Improving energy efficiency in owner occupied homes' consultation.

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OFTEC statement on Budget 2020

Thursday, March 12, 2020 by OFTEC

Our CEO Paul Rose has issued a statement highlighting some of the key areas that have been addressed and some of the key omissions in the 2020 Budget announcements.

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Cheaper heating bills for UK’s oil households as industry prepares a greener fuel for the future

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 by OFTEC

New figures have revealed that oil heated households in the UK continue to enjoy the lowest energy bills compared to other off-grid homes, with the promise of a greener ‘drop-in’ replacement fuel on its way.

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Heat decarbonisation policy must be flexible, says OFTEC in Future Homes Standard consultation response

Thursday, February 27, 2020 by OFTEC

Government should embrace a range of solutions to decarbonise heat in future homes with a focus on achieving set emission reduction targets rather than prescribing technologies, says OFTEC in its response to the recent Future Homes Standard consultation.

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