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

Horta, A., Gouveia, J.P., Schmidt, L., Sousa, J., Palma, P., Simões, S.
2019
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Energy poverty seriously affects living conditions and health. In spite of its mild climate, Portugal has been pointed out as one of the most vulnerable countries in the European Union. Due to the multidimensionality of energy poverty, attention needs to be paid to specific factors contributing...Read more

Italian Government (Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry for the Environment, Ministry of Infrastructures and Transport)
2019

The National Integrated Energy and Climate Plan confirms that the Italian government is committed to strengthen the strategy for fighting energy poverty, to adopt an official definition and national indicators on energy poverty, and to create an Italian Energy Poverty Observatory .Read more

KERR, N., GILLARD, R. & MIDDLEMISS, L.
2019
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Energy poverty, as a social and political issue, is at different stages of development across Europe. Originating in the UK, it is reaching the political agenda in other European countries, driven by a range of concurrent issues including: economic recession and...Read more

Martín-Consuegra, F. et al
2019

El trabajo que se presenta explora las posibilidades para desarrollar un método de detección de situaciones de pobreza energética a partir de los datos de consumos energéticos registrados por los nuevos contadores inteligentes que están siendo instalados en sustitución de los tradicionales...Read more

Martín-Consuegra, F., Hernández-Aja, A., Oteiza, I., Alonso, C.
2019
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A methodology that allows the localization of urban areas that are suffering from fuel poverty is developed. Average incomes per household and residential energy consumption for each urban area are analyzed with a Geographical Information System. This methodology is applied to a case study: the...Read more

Palma, P., Gouveia, J.P., Simoes, S. G.
2019
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An aging building stock and low-efficiency heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems may be preventing the adequate energy performance (EP) of Portuguese dwellings. This study aims to estimate and analyze the EP gap of the occupied main residence Portuguese residential dwelling...Read more

Robinson, C., Lindley, S., Bouzarovski, S.
2019
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A household’s vulnerability to energy poverty is socially and spatially variable. Efforts to measure energy poverty, however, have focused on narrow, expenditure-based metrics or area-based targeting. These metrics are not spatial per se, because the relative importance of drivers does not vary...Read more

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