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

European Economic and Social Committee
2013

On 12 February 2013, the European Economic and Social Committee, acting under Rule 29(2) of its Rules of Procedure, decided to draw up an own-initiative opinion on For coordinated European measures to prevent and combat energy poverty (own-initiative opinion).Read more

Oja, L., Vaahtera, A., Vehviläinen, L., Ahvenharju, S., Hakala, L.
2013
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The study was commissined by the Finnish Ministry of the Environment to understand the situation on energy poverty in Finland. It discusses the definition of energy poverty, analyses which households are most likely to be affected by energy poverty and presents possible measures to address...Read more

European Economic and Social Committee
2010

The prices of electricity, gas and other fuels such as coal are still rising, and this trend looks set to continue in the coming years, which means that, unless swift and effective action is taken, the number of vulnerable energy consumers could also increase markedly. The purpose of this...Read more