Catalyst CIC is working with NEA (National Energy Action) this year to deliver outreach events and home visits to help consumers with energy-related issues. We will be working around Birmingham to give energy advice, help people switch and save, find out if they are eligible for discounts or assistance and apply for energy-efficiency installations [...]
Spreading the word about smart meters: Catalyst Mutual CIC awarded Smart Energy GB in Communities grant
Catalyst CIC has received a grant to spread the word about smart meters amongst older people in Birmingham and the West Midlands. Every home will have the opportunity to upgrade to a smart meter, at no extra cost, as part of the national smart meter rollout. The rollout is an essential [...]
Session 2 The second part of the Energy Literacy course helps you manage your energy so that you can keep warm and well while being in control of your fuel bills. Learn how to understand your fuel bills and manage your energy use in the home so that you can make informed choices and [...]
Catalyst Mutual Enterprise CIC is now working with the Department for Work and Pensions, Digital Birmingham and Birmingham City Council (Financial Inclusion Partnership) to deliver Digital and Financial Literacy Birmingham – a program to help people develop the digital skills they need to connect with the world. Some of the lowest rates of internet [...]
Catalyst Mutual Enterprise CIC is working with Telford & Wrekin Council to deliver Energy Literacy Workshop for Family Carers. This interactive workshops will help family carers this winter to prevent cold home related health problems and stay out of hospital and will provide tailored energy advice and support to help them reduce their energy [...]
Catalyst is pleased to be a part of the BESN again this year, this time working with the newly formed successor to DECC - the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - to provide help and support to vulnerable consumers and those frontline staff whose work involves everyday contact. For Consumers As part [...]
How can equality exist when people are forced into fuel poverty simply because of the housing conditions that they live in? Equality is impossible when some people have to make the choice daily of whether to heat or eat: if you can’t afford to heat your home, how can you afford the bus fare into town, or pay for your child to go on that school trip?
As a Community Interest Company, Catalyst Mutual Enterprise (Catalyst CIC) was set up with a vision – to help eliminate fuel poverty in our community. The use of energy is an integral part of life nowadays that it is easy to take for granted the ability to heat and lights our homes at the flick [...]
Catalyst Mutual is working on increasing awareness of the impact of cold homes on health to combat fuel poverty reduce excess winter deaths. Fuel poverty is a very real issue within Britain, with at least 2.35 million households reported as suffering from it in 2013*. Fuel poverty is defined by a household’s ability to keep [...]
Catalyst will be providing FREE Energy Advice on 27th October at Kingstanding Wellbeing Centre as part of the Big Energy Saving Week!