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

Martín-Consuegra, F. ; Gouveia, J.P. ; Palma, P. ; Mahoney, K.

ESP: En este trabajo se propone una recopilación de experiencias realizadas en la península ibérica desarrolladas con el objetivo de identificar áreas en riesgo de pobreza energética. Para ello se muestran algunos indicadores desarrollados en Portugal para la escala nacional en comparación con...Read more

Pereira, M.P., Freitas, M.A.V. and Silva, N.F.
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
Vanhille, J., Verbist, G., and Goedemé, T.

The article addresses the need to develop effective energetic renovation measures that reach out to all social groups. It focuses in particular on three housing contexts where families with low income are likely to encounter barriers in the access to energy renovation: social rental sector,...Read more

Verhaert, I.

This article considers the need to develop a sustainable transition in the energy supply and analyses the social consequences that such a transition can have. In particular it looks at the adverse effects it could have on socioeconomically vulnerable groups.Read more

Chatzikonstantinou, E., Vatavali, F.

A crucial aspect of the socio-spatial transformation of Athens and a significant factor in the rise of new urban challenges and conflicts since the outbreak of the Greek debt crisis in 2010 is the domestic use of energy. Austerity measures implemented as part of the adjustment mechanism...Read more