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WHAT IS ENERGY POVERTY?

Adequate warmth, cooling, lighting and the energy to power appliances are essential services needed to guarantee a decent standard of living and citizens' health. Energy poverty occurs when a household suffers from a lack of adequate energy services in the home.

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ABOUT THE OBSERVATORY

The EU Energy Poverty Observatory (EPOV) is an exciting new initiative by the European Commission to help Member States in their efforts to combat energy poverty. It exists to improve the measuring, monitoring and sharing of knowledge and best practice on energy poverty.

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BECOME A MEMBER

Registering as a member is free, and allows you to interact with other key stakeholders in the field, access members-only content and discover new collaboration opportunities.

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Upcoming Events

04 Jun 2018 to 08 Jun 2018

EU Sustainable Energy Week Policy Conference

Policy event
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Every year, the European Commission (Directorate-General for Energy and Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) organises the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) – the biggest event...