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

Antepara, I., Papada, L., Gouveia, J.P., Katsoulakos, N., Kaliampakos, D.
2020
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In many European countries, energy poverty is measured on the basis of real energy bills, as theoretical energy costs are hard to calculate. The UK is an exception—the data inputs for the Low Income-High Cost (LIHC) indicator are based on reasonable energy costs, these data are collected through...Read more

Habersbrunner, K., Martschew, E-C.
2020
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Today, women are more likely to face poverty and hence, more affected by energy poverty. Therefore, it becomes clear that gender inequality increases the risk of energy poverty. Although EU institutions acknowledge the need to reduce energy poverty by organising financial support programmes,...Read more

Kousis, I. et al.
2020
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Existing research suggests that students are an under-reported and under-supported group of the population that frequently lives in fuel poverty. Furthermore, studies show that students do not realize that they live in fuel poor conditions and are rarely recognized as a group vulnerable to fuel...Read more

Martín-Consuegra, F. ; Gómez Giménez, J.M. ; Alonso, C. ; Córdoba Hernández, R. ; Hernández Aja, A. ; Oteiza, I.
2020
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This study was conducted in response to the need to integrate the existing methods for assessing urban deprivation in European cities and introduce in such analyses the fuel poverty-related factors that induce it. Poor residential building thermal quality in the least advantaged neighbourhoods...Read more

Tirado Herrero, S.
2020
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This report offers a critical review of EU-funded energy, environment and society projects to identify key gaps and lessons learned. As recommendations for the EmpowerMed project, it calls to reconsider energy saving through behaviour change goals as vulnerable households struggle to achieve a...Read more

Della Valle, N.
2019
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Insufficient access to affordable, safe and reliable energy services deprives individuals of the essential means to live a good, satisfactory and just life. This problem is becoming more and more urgent in urban areas, in particular in low-income neighborhoods, in which the inability to meet...Read more

Economic and Social Research Institute
2019
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The publication first describes the nessecary background and policy objectives of a carbon tax. It then discusses in detail the effect a carbon tax could have on energy poverty. It discusses how energy poverty can be reduced by different policy packages that are compensating households for the...Read more

Gouveia, J.P., Palma, P.
2019
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The reduction of energy consumption and the increase in energy efficiency is currently an important cornerstone of EU policy. Energy performance certificates (EPCs) were implemented as one of the tools to promote this agenda, and are used for the energy performance assessment of buildings. In...Read more

Gouveia, J.P., Palma, P.
2019
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The reduction of energy consumption and the increase in energy efficiency is currently an important cornerstone of EU policy. Energy performance certificates (EPCs) were implemented as one of the tools to promote this agenda, and are used for the energy performance assessment of buildings. In...Read more

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