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Publications

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

European Economic and Social Committee
2010

The prices of electricity, gas and other fuels such as coal are still rising, and this trend looks set to continue in the coming years, which means that, unless swift and effective action is taken, the number of vulnerable energy consumers could also increase markedly. The purpose of this...Read more

KEMA Consulting
2010
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The overall objective of this report is to provide an overview of natural gas pricing issues (distribution and retail) in the EC member states and compare them with the European best practice. It analyses tariff levels, tariff and quality regulations and specific treatments for vulnerable...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

Poggi, A. and Florio, M.
2010
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The typical ingredients of energy reforms in the European Union (EU) in the 1990s were full or partial privatization, vertical disintegration and liberalization. This paper analyses the effects of energy reforms on the probability of households experiencing deprivation, defined as difficulty in...Read more

Eichhammer, W., Fleiter, T., Schlomann, B., Faberi, S., Fioretto, M., Piccioni, N., Lechtenböhmer, S., Schüring, A., Resch, G., Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research isi
2009
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The main focus of this report is to prepare the analytic basis for an in-depth discussion of economic energy efficiency potentials in the different energy-end uses.Read more

European Fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency Project (EPEE)
2009
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EPEE is an EEI project, co-financed by the European commission, which aims to increase knowledge and understanding of fuel poverty, to quantify the households in this situation and to devise some effective operational mechanisms to tackle it. This report is one of the first outputs of the EPEE...Read more

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