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Publications

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

EU Energy Poverty Observatory
2020
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The EU Energy Poverty Observatory (EPOV) is an initiative by the European Commission to support Member States in their efforts to alleviate energy poverty. Its principal mission is to engender transformational change in knowledge about the state of energy poverty in Europe, and innovative...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

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

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

März, S.
2018
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Tackling fuel poverty has become an increasingly important issue on many European countries ’ political agendas. Consequently, national governments, local authorities and NGOs have established policies and programmes to reduce the fuel poverty vulnerability of households. However, evaluations...Read more

Großmann, K.; Schaffrin, A.; Smigiel, C. (eds.)
2017
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The energy transition and with it the rising electricity prices have brought the connection of energy and social inequality on the agenda. This anthology reflects the current state of energy poverty, energy policy and social inequality. It brings together contributions from research and practice...Read more

Simcock, N.; Thomson, H.; Bouzarovski, S.; Petrova, S. (eds.)
2017
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Energy Poverty and Vulnerability provides novel and critical perspectives on the drivers and consequences of energy-related injustices in the home. Drawing together original research conducted by leading experts, the book offers fresh and innovative insights into the ways in which hitherto...Read more

Luschei, F., Bleckmann, L., and Schreiner, N.
2016
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This publication evaluates the reasons for energy poverty in Germany such as low income, low energy efficiency and a lack of information. It then carrier out an empirical analysis of the extent of energy poverty in Germany and the different causes. Finally, this analysis is used to evaluate...Read more

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