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Publications

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

Neuhoff, K., et al.
2013
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The discussion of the support for renewable energy must consider the distributional impact of cost allocation. The public is sensitive to social imbalances caused by rising power prices that might jeopardize the acceptance of energy transformation. By the end of 2012 about 19 percent of German...Read more

Bürger, V.
2012
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In order to limit global warming to 2 °C, industrialised countries like Germany are obliged to de-carbonise their energy systems extensively by the middle of the century. The building sector – particularly the building stock – plays a pivotal role in the long-term climate protection strategies...Read more

Cludius, J., Beznoska, M. and Steiner, V.
2012
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We calculate the expected distributional effects of the European Emissions Trading System combining industry and household-level data. By combining data on direct CO2 emissions by production sector from the German Environmental Account with the German Input-Output Accounts, we calculate the CO2...Read more

Porritt, S.M., Cropper, P.C., Shao, L. and Goodier, C.I.
2012
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Extreme weather events, including heat waves, are predicted to increase in both frequency and severity over the coming decades. Low house building rates and a growing population mean there is a need to adapt existing dwellings. Research presented here uses dynamic thermal simulation to model the...Read more

Pietsch, L.; Benz, I.; Schweizer-Ries, P.
2010
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In the project "FinSH - Financial and Support Instruments for Fuel Poverty in Social Housing", project partners from France, Great Britain, Italy, Poland and Germany have developed Europe-wide strategies for reducing energy poverty of low-income households. For this purpose, a comprehensive...Read more

Dünnhoff, E., and Gigli, M.
2008
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This publication aimed to be an input for the discussion on a social tariff by looking at the current situation in terms of existing social tariffs and price reductions for low income households. Different proposals for social tariffs are also assessed and compared. Moreover, the publications...Read more

Snodin, H. M.
2008
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Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has commissioned Xero Energy (XE) to examine whether there is any relationship between fuel poverty and locational charging for use of the transmission network. The analysis is in the context of the UK government philosophy that locational charging for grid...Read more

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