A methodology that allows the localization of urban areas that are suffering from fuel poverty is developed. Average incomes per household and residential energy consumption for each urban area are analyzed with a Geographical Information System. This methodology is applied to a case study: the...Read more
Case Studies of the EU Energy Poverty Observatory showcase successfully implemented energy poverty measures in the Member States. They highlight best practices that can be used as models for energy poverty action.
This case study focuses on a project in Barcelona that involves large-...Read more
This report is the result of analysis of both consumer and stakeholder surveys carried out in the countries involved in the Assist project (Belgium, Finland, Italy, Poland, Spain, UK). The aim was that these surveys complement the European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU...Read more
The market behavioural segmentation represents a key preparatory phase for the development of the national and local actions. It will lead to a complete understanding of the actual situation under different aspects: socio-demographic, economic and dwelling characteristics of consumers, but also...Read more
This paper develops a novel index of vulnerable homes in terms of fuel poverty that is based on the analysis of different existing fuel poverty indicators and their relationship to the residential sector. The new index of vulnerable homes unifies the many indicators hitherto employed, and...Read more
The development of precision tools to assess the potential for improving energy efficiency in the urban fabric is a priority. This study proposes a method for calculating energy loss across building envelopes based on the exploitation of cadastral data with open source IT tools....Read more
This study, commissioned by the European Parliament Policy Department for Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs, presents an overview of the situation within the EU with regard to the way energy poverty is experienced by women and men and explores through a gender lens existing EU...Read more