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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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Latest News

Energy Poverty in Italy

Energy Poverty in Italy

07 Aug 2017
In the first ever EUFPN blog post on Italy, Ivan Faiella and Luciano Lavecchia [1] look at energy expenditure shares over time, the role of different indicators, and policy responses within Italy...

Upcoming Events

28 Feb 2018

NI Fuel Poverty Coalition Conference

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GB United Kingdom
The Northern Ireland Fuel Poverty Coalition will be holding a conference at Corick House Hotel & Spa, Clogher, Co. Tyrone on Wednesday 28th February 2018. Key discussions will include: The...
29 Mar 2018

Energy Action European Energy Poverty Conference

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IE Ireland
Energy Action is hosting a European Energy Poverty Conference in Dublin, Ireland on 29th March 2018 at the Croke Park Conference Centre. The event features presentations by Professor Stefan...