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Publications

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

Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators, Council of European Energy Regulators
2019
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The report monitors the performance of consumer protection measures in the European electricity and gas markets. It discusses national definitions of energy poverty, definitions for vulnerable consumers and protection measures in place with a strong focus on discsonnection protections and...Read more

Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie
2019
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This document is the response from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy to a list of questions on energy poverty from members of parliament. It explains the government's position on how to measure and tackle energy poverty. It discusses the impacts of energy disconnections and...Read more

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
2019
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This consultation document sets out several proposals to update the 2015 fuel poverty strategy for England. Key proposals include: • Metric: Update the way in which fuel poverty is measured to better track progress against the statutory fuel poverty target for England. The proposal is to broaden...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

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