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

Gouveia, J.P., Seixas, J., Long, G.
2018
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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

Martín-Consuegra, F., de Frutos, F., Oteiza, I., Hernández Aja, A.
2018
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The development of precision tools to assess the potential for improving energy efficiency in the urban fabric is a priority. This study proposes a method for calculating energy loss across building envelopes based on the exploitation of cadastral data with open source IT tools....Read more

März, S.
2018
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Tackling fuel poverty has become an increasingly important issue on many European countries ’ political agendas. Consequently, national governments, local authorities and NGOs have established policies and programmes to reduce the fuel poverty vulnerability of households. However, evaluations...Read more

National Energy Action and Energy Action Scotland
2018
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The UK Fuel Poverty Monitor is the annual investigative report on fuel poverty in the UK and within each of the four nations, published by National Energy Action (NEA) and Energy Action Scotland (EAS). Whilst the overlap between fuel poverty, cold-related illness and premature mortality are not...Read more

Pereira, M.P., Freitas, M.A.V. and Silva, N.F.
2018
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Energy is essential to human survival. Supplying energy to all citizens is a requirement for social well-being and for a country’s economic development. The aim of this chapter is to discuss the differences in the availability of electricity around the world, mainly in Brazil, China, India, and...Read more
Thomson, H. and Bouzarovski, S.
2018
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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

Boemi, S., Avdimiotis, S., Papadopoulos, A.
2017
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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”. The work...Read more

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