Fuel poverty is a recognized and increasing problem in several European countries. A growing body of literature covers this topic, but dedicated analysis for Portugal are scarce despite the high perception of this condition. This paper contributes to fill this knowledge gap focusing on a...Read more
This publication describes the concept of energy poverty, including its main causes and impacts. In addition, it looks at the main policies and measures relevant for this topic in Europe and Italy.Read more
National Energy Action (NEA) and Energy Action Scotland (EAS) have produced the UK Fuel Poverty Monitor every year since 2003-04 allowing progress and activity to tackle fuel poverty to be tracked and compared across the four nations over time. Whilst this publication was delayed due to the...Read more
Energy poverty – which has also been recognised via terms such as ‘fuel poverty’ and ‘energy vulnerability’ – occurs when a household experiences inadequate levels of energy services in the home. Measuring energy poverty is challenging, as it is a culturally sensitive and private condition,...Read more
Energy poverty can be understood as the inability of a household to secure socially and materially the necessitated level of energy services in the home. This condition is described as either energy or fuel poverty and it has been recognized by the EU's so called “Third Energy Package”.
Investigation of energy poverty and its effect in Central Makedonia, in northern Greece, where the climate is harsher and heating requirements significantly higher than in the other parts of the country. A questionnaire aiming to assess energy poverty in low income urban areas was used. The...Read more
The article aims to identify the link between poverty and energy in Belgium. It explores the causes of energy poverty and provides quantitative analyses of the extent of the phenomenon in Belgium by using the "energy poverty barometer"Read more
The fuel poverty statistics report for 2017 includes: - the latest statistics on the number of households living in fuel poverty, in England - analysis of the composition of the fuel poor group in 2015 - projections of the number of households in fuel poverty in 2016 and 2017Read more