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This section contains scientific articles, reports and other documents related to energy poverty.

Lewandowski, P. and Sałach, K.
2018

The aim of the report is to present the scale and characteristics of energy poverty in Poland based on the latest available data. Energy poverty in 2016 affected 12.2% of Poland's population, or 4.6 million people (1.3 million households). Its rate has decreased in the last 5 years by 2.2...Read more

Martiskainen, M., Heiskanen, E. and Speciale, G.
2018
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Community action has an increasingly prominent role in the debates surrounding transitions to sustainability. Initiatives such as community energy projects, community gardens, local food networks and car sharing clubs provide new spaces for sustainable consumption, and combinations of...Read more

Martín-Consuegra, F., de Frutos, F., Oteiza, I., Hernández Aja, A.
2018
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The development of precision tools to assess the potential for improving energy efficiency in the urban fabric is a priority. This study proposes a method for calculating energy loss across building envelopes based on the exploitation of cadastral data with open source IT tools....Read more

März, S.
2018
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Tackling fuel poverty has become an increasingly important issue on many European countries ’ political agendas. Consequently, national governments, local authorities and NGOs have established policies and programmes to reduce the fuel poverty vulnerability of households. However, evaluations...Read more

National Energy Action (NEA)
2018
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The UK Fuel Poverty Monitor is the annual investigative report on fuel poverty in the UK and within each of the four nations, published by NEA and Energy Action Scotland. Whilst the overlap between fuel poverty, cold-related illness and premature mortality are not entirely symmetrical, the...Read more

National Energy Action (NEA)
2018
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This research investigated the relationship between fuel poverty and carbon monoxide (CO) risk in households on low incomes and in vulnerable situations. Over the course of two heating seasons (October to April) in 2015/16 and 2016/17 NEA collected data from 349 households, targeting those on...Read more

National Energy Action and Energy Action Scotland
2018
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The UK Fuel Poverty Monitor is the annual investigative report on fuel poverty in the UK and within each of the four nations, published by National Energy Action (NEA) and Energy Action Scotland (EAS). Whilst the overlap between fuel poverty, cold-related illness and premature mortality are not...Read more

Pereira, M.P., Freitas, M.A.V. and Silva, N.F.
2018
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Energy is essential to human survival. Supplying energy to all citizens is a requirement for social well-being and for a country’s economic development. The aim of this chapter is to discuss the differences in the availability of electricity around the world, mainly in Brazil, China, India, and...Read more
Robinson, C., Bouzarovski, S., Lindley, S.
2018
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The vulnerabilities that enhance the likelihood of a household falling into fuel poverty are increasingly recognised as highly multidimensional and geographical. However, the most established indicators used to measure fuel poverty are primarily based upon expenditure. This paper seeks to...Read more

Robinson, C., Bouzarovski, S., Lindley, S.
2018
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Recognition of the negative impacts of fuel poverty, a lack of sufficient energy services in the home, has generated considerable interest in how the phenomenon can best be measured. Subsequently, the most well-known indicators deployed in policy-making, the established 10% indicator and the...Read more

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