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

Wier, M., Birr-Pedersen, K., Klinge Jacobsen, H. and Klok, J.

Denmark today carries one of the heaviest environmental tax burdens in the world, bringing in around 10% of public revenues. While evaluations have shown that the Danish CO2 and other environmental taxes work as an effective measure to reduce emissions, a considerable barrier to increased use of...Read more

Rugkåsa, J., Shortt, N., and Boydell L.

Through ADHAZ’s Housing Programme, the “Home is where the heat is” partners sought to identify and address some of the issues resulting from fuel poverty and affecting health and quality of life. The aim was to tackle fuel poverty through improving energy efficiency of houses and to increase...Read more

Sefton, T.

Following the implementation of the government’s fuel poverty strategy in 2001, Warm Front is expected to make a substantial contribution to reducing the number of fuel poor households – those unable to afford to heat their homes adequately. This report focuses on the targeting of the scheme in...Read more

Velody, M., Cain, M.J.G., and Philips, M.

The energy sector reform process is occurring throughout the transition countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Eurasia. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has supported this process in numerous countries. The electricity sector reform process generally...Read more