Energy Diary

Decisions difficult to understand

Youth club in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.

"Some of these kids come from very difficult homes. If they understand what their mother makes on minimum wage and that the energy bill for a single week might be 40 to 60 pounds, they can start to see what choices she faces."

"'What comes first? Do I put food on the table or do I put the heater on?'" says McInnes. "What Iā€™m trying to say to them is that by just pulling a little bit back on how much energy they use, they can make it easier to have other things in their house." Get the full story.