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

Frogneux N., Luyckx, C., and Bartiaux F.
2014
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Energy poverty has been conceptualized as an environmental injustice by Walker and Day (2012). This paper is an extension of this approach and situated it in a critical way inside Amartya Sen’s work on capabilities (1999, 2009). We show on the one hand how Sen’s idea of justice, which is based...Read more

Gerbery, D., Filčák, R.
2014
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Poverty is a multi-dimensional phenomenon, with a complicated nature, roots and multiple impacts. Although generally missing in the mainstream definitions, access to energy has become an increasingly important aspect of this poverty. In modern societies access to energy is a basic condition for...Read more

Tews, K.
2014
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Rising electricity prices call into question the social compatibility of the energy transition - politics, business and social organizations fear new "energy poverty" among low-income sections of the population. However, if the term energy poverty is defined as action-guiding rather than...Read more

Oja, L., Vaahtera, A., Vehviläinen, L., Ahvenharju, S., Hakala, L.
2013
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The study was commissined by the Finnish Ministry of the Environment to understand the situation on energy poverty in Finland. It discusses the definition of energy poverty, analyses which households are most likely to be affected by energy poverty and presents possible measures to address...Read more

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