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Get Winter Ready

As the latest quarterly energy price data is released and with temperatures dropping, off grid energy trade association, The Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS), has launched their ‘Get Winter Ready’ campaign and is urging the 1.5m households across the UK and 733,000 households across the Republic of Ireland who use oil to heat their homes […]

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Call to Government to encourage the development of carbon neutral liquid fuel

The Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) has this month reiterated its ongoing commitment to a carbon neutral liquid fuel or e-fuel as an alternative to heating oil by submitting evidence to an inquiry on technologies to meet Clean Growth emission reduction targets and calling on the Government to invest in and encourage the development of […]

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Cold Weather Priority Initiative Aimed at Tackling Winter Deaths

According to The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE), each year in the UK, there are 40,000 so-called ‘excess winter deaths’ as a result of cold. 82.5% of these are among the elderly (aged 75 and over). Based on ONS data and a recent report by leading energy charities National Energy Action (NEA) and Energy […]

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Heating Oil Trade Association Welcomes Irish Govt Decision not to increase Carbon Tax on fuel

The trade association for the oil and fuel sector in Ireland and the UK, The Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) has welcomed the decision by Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe to reduce financial pressure on the estimated 400,000 households in Ireland who are suffering from fuel poverty, by not increasing the carbon tax in the […]

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FPS Expresses Concern Over Possible Ireland Carbon Tax Increase

The trade association for the oil and fuel sector in Ireland and the UK, The Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) has written to the Irish Finance Minister to express concern regarding the rumoured increase in carbon tax in Ireland in the coming October Budget. Writing to Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe on behalf of its members, […]

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