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

Deller, D. and Waddams, C.
2015
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This report summarises the existing literature on policies used to tackle affordability pressures in the energy, water, telecoms and transport sectors within the EU. Both EU level and policies within individual member states are considered. The paper highlights the wide variation in the...Read more

Dubois, U.
2015
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This article dives into the topic of energy poverty in urban areas in France. Because this type of energy poverty can take different forms, it is difficult to evaluate using indicators and it has long been underestimated. Initially excluded from renovation programmes for households, the urban...Read more

Schumacher, K. et al
2015
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Policymaking to alleviate energy poverty needs to find a balance between short-term remedies and the resolution of long-term drivers of energy poverty. EU policy might need to work towards a) finding a definition of energy poverty; b) supporting national policies financially through EU...Read more

Waddams, C. and Deller, D.
2015
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This report surveys the affordability of energy, water, telecoms and transport services across the EU. It maps the share of household expenditure devoted to these different utilities across member states, looks at the ways to assess affordability in different sectors and reviews the literature...Read more

Bafoil, F., Fodor, F., and Le-Roux, D.
2014
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This publication compares energy poverty policies in five countries (the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Poland and Hungary) based on a survey. It notes that local and national authorities are poorly equipped to provide effective solutions.Read more

Agence Régionale de l’Environnement et des Nouvelles Énergies
2012
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This study maps the different initiatives and projects that are implemented in the Paris district (Ile-de-France) in the fight against energy poverty. It identifies the needs of the various actors involved to raise awareness across the country. The study is meant for decision-makers who have...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

Devalière, I.
2010
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From an innovative and identification process towards fuel poverty households, the researcher will identify several relevant user profiles. He carries out at the same time an analysis of two regional councils intervention process in order to suggest plans to fight against fuel povertyRead more

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