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

Faiella, I. , Lavecchia, L. and Borgarello, M.
2017
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We calculate the demand for heating at the household level by integrating the technological data on the heating needs of different types of buildings with the information available in Istat’s Household Budget Survey. This new dataset is used to estimate a measure of energy poverty (EP) that is...Read more

Italian Government (Ministry of Economic Development and Ministry for the Environment)
2017
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The new National Energy Strategy, published on november 2017, dedicates a specific paragraph to the topic of Energy Poverty, confirming that the Italian Government is committed to:

adopt an official definition and a national indicator on energy poverty; perform a thorough review of the...Read more
Stagnaro, C. et al.
2017
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Italian electricity consumers have been free to choose their supplier since 2007, but about 66 percent are still supplied under the so-called maggior tutela, a regulated regime. Italy’s Annual Competition Law states that regulated prices will be phased out by July 1st, 2019. This paper performs...Read more

Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE)
2015
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This report about indoor air quality (IAQ), thermal comfort and daylight requirements in selected Member States addresses a range of topics of increasing importance for European buildings and their inhabitants. The aim of the report is to provide an overview of the regulatory framework for IAQ,...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

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

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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