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

Corovessi, A., Touloupaki, E., Chrysogelos, N., and Metaxa, K.

Energy poverty is now identified as a social issue with an ever-increasing significance and health impacts for millions of citizens at global scale. Aiming to highlight the adverse effects of energy poverty and contribute to the public dialogue regarding its tackling, Heinrich Boell Foundation...Read more

Vatavali, F., Chatzikonstantinou, E.

The analysis was based on the production of thematic maps providing the opportunity to draw general and specific conclusions regarding socio-spatial aspects of energy deprivation in Athens during the crisis. This analysis intends to create a first macroscopic image of the socio-spatial...Read more

European Economic and Social Committee

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

Panas E.

This publication utilises subjective indicators in order to calculate energy poverty in a sample of 814 households in Greece. According to the results of the analysis, 30.2% of the households surveyed find it difficult to pay the bill for heating their home, while for 62.4% of the households...Read more

European Economic and Social Committee

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