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Publications

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

EU Energy Poverty Observatory
2020
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The EU Energy Poverty Observatory (EPOV) is an initiative by the European Commission to support Member States in their efforts to alleviate energy poverty. Its principal mission is to engender transformational change in knowledge about the state of energy poverty in Europe, and innovative...Read more

Sareen, S., Thomson, H., Tirado Herrero, S., Gouveia, J.P., Lippert, I. Lis, A.
2020
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Energy poverty, a condition whereby people cannot secure adequate home energy services, is gaining prominence in public discourse and on political and policy agendas. As its measurement is operationalised, metrical developments are being socially shaped. A European Union mandate for biennial...Read more

Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators, Council of European Energy Regulators
2019
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The report monitors the performance of consumer protection measures in the European electricity and gas markets. It discusses national definitions of energy poverty, definitions for vulnerable consumers and protection measures in place with a strong focus on discsonnection protections and...Read more

Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie
2019
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This document is the response from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy to a list of questions on energy poverty from members of parliament. It explains the government's position on how to measure and tackle energy poverty. It discusses the impacts of energy disconnections and...Read more

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
2019
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This consultation document sets out several proposals to update the 2015 fuel poverty strategy for England. Key proposals include: • Metric: Update the way in which fuel poverty is measured to better track progress against the statutory fuel poverty target for England. The proposal is to broaden...Read more

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