This paper provides a pan-EU mapping of energy affordability using energy expenditure shares. Large variations in energy expenditure shares are identified, with the shares being significantly higher in New Member States than the EU15. First, these variations indicate that a single expenditure-...Read more
This Guidance of the EU Energy Poverty Observatory provides information about the design of practical energy poverty policies in municipalities in three steps: (1) shortlist measure, (2) explore measure and (3) define measure.Read more
Case Studies of the EU Energy Poverty Observatory showcase successfully implemented energy poverty measures in the Member States. They highlight best practices that can be used as models for energy poverty action.
This case study discusses the Jessica II Fund for Multi-apartment Building...Read more
In recent years, household expenditures on energy consumption have significantly increased. Consequently, the number of households that cannot afford to keep their homes adequately warm in winter or adequately cool in summer has increased as well. Such households are affected by energy poverty...Read more
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
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
This is the first pan-EU report from the EU Energy Poverty Observatory (EPOV). It starts by introducing the concept of energy poverty, before outlining what EPOV is, its Tasks and Work Packages, governance structures, activities to date, and forthcoming future activities. Section two reports on...Read more