Energy Transition

What are warm banks, and why are so many opening in the UK?

Warm banks are spaces where people can go to heat up for free. Image: Unsplash

Ian Shine

Senior Writer, Formative Content

Share:

Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Energy Transition is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

Energy Transition

Listen to the article

More than 3,000 UK warm banks are listed on the website of the Warm Welcome Campaign.
More than 3,000 UK warm banks are listed on the website of the Warm Welcome Campaign. Image: Warm Welcome Campaign

Graph showing the evolution of household electricity and gas prices in the EU Warm banks
Average household electricity prices in the EU have increased sharply in the past year. Image: Eurostat

Have you read?

Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

Energy TransitionUnited Kingdom

Share:

Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

How one Indian state is leading a solar power boom

Ewan Thomson

November 30, 2022

:55
About Us
Events
Media
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum