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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

Economic and Social Research Institute
2019
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The publication first describes the nessecary background and policy objectives of a carbon tax. It then discusses in detail the effect a carbon tax could have on energy poverty. It discusses how energy poverty can be reduced by different policy packages that are compensating households for the...Read more

Government of Ireland
2019
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The Climate Action Plan describes Irelands policy plans to tackle climate change. It discusses how aspects of the plan might impact energy poverty and includes the commitment to review how current energy poverty schemes can be improved.Read more

KERR, N., GILLARD, R. & MIDDLEMISS, L.
2019
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Energy poverty, as a social and political issue, is at different stages of development across Europe. Originating in the UK, it is reaching the political agenda in other European countries, driven by a range of concurrent issues including: economic recession and...Read more

Deller, D.
2018
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This paper provides a pan-EU mapping of energy affordability using energy expenditure shares. Large variations in energy expenditure shares are identified, with the shares being significantly higher in New Member States than the EU15. First, these variations indicate that a single expenditure-...Read more

Ecoserveis Association
2018
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The Atlas of Initiatives of Energy Poverty in Europe , prepared by the Ecoserveis Association , is the product of an exhaustive review of the practices carried out around Europe at the end of 2016. The document comprises 65...Read more

SAVES2 Project
2018
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The paper concludes that a significant share of students experience fuel poverty and sophisticated social intervention and social innovation should be adopted to address this. Understanding the contextual situation of privately rented accommodation in the seven SAVES 2 countries can enable the...Read more

Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources
2016
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This strategy builds on the progress and experience developed over the last four years since the publication of the first ever Government strategy on Affordable Energy. It expands the reach of existing energy efficiency schemes and commits the Government to developing and piloting new measures...Read more

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