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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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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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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

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...
04 Jun 2018 to 08 Jun 2018

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2018

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EU European Union
EU Sustainable Energy Week will be back for its 13th edition, from 4 to 8 June 2018 in Brussels. This year’s theme of Europe’s most important conference on energy efficiency and renewables is Energy...