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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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16 Oct 2018

Energy Poverty and Social Isolation

Policy eventResearch Event
EU European Union
Tuesday 16 October 2018 , 1530 – 1800 followed by drinks reception, European Parliament (registration from 1500) Energy poverty is defined as the inability of households to access adequate energy...