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

Pereira, M.P., Freitas, M.A.V. and Silva, N.F.
2012
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Most developing countries include rural electrification programs in their efforts to improve social conditions. There are, however, several obstacles to the evaluation of such programs and therefore of their social, economic, environmental and energy impacts on the target population, particularly...Read more
Tirado Herrero., S. López Fernández, J.L., Martín García, P.
2012

In Spain, apart from the work carried out by Ecoserveis in the European fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency (EPEE, 2009) project, there is no estimation on the extent of energy poverty or the socio-economic categories of affected households. Even though it is clear that a part of the Spanish...Read more

Walker, R., McKenzie, P., Liddell, C. and Morris, C.
2012
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Government authorities in the UK have implemented a number of anti-fuel poverty policies, given the known adverse health effects associated with cold homes. To date, the targeting of policies has been poor, as those in greatest need cannot be identified easily. Area-based platforms have...Read more

Almeida, A., Fonseca, P., Schlomann, B. and Feilberg, N.
2011
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Although significant improvements in energy efficiency have been achieved in home appliances and lighting, the electricity consumption in the European Union household has increased by 2% per year during the past 10 years. Some reasons are associated with an increased degree of basic comfort and...Read more

Chester, L., and Morris, A.
2011
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The restructuring of electricity sectors has resulted in households paying significantly higher prices. Some European prices rose by more than 100 per cent between 2000 and 2010. NSW households experienced an 80 per cent increase during the period 2007 to 2012. Growing numbers of low-income and...Read more

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