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

Murafa, C., Sinea, A., Jiglau, G. and Badescu, G.
2017

Energy poverty, understood as an issue of accessibility of energy resources, as well as the defective access to modern means of ensuring comfort in dwellings, is a widespread phenomenon in the European Union, the post-Communist space being particularly affected by it. In Romania, the phenomenon...Read more

Ruggeri Laderchi, C., Olivier, A., and Trimble, C.
2013
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The cost of energy in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, as elsewhere, is an important policy issue, as shown by the concerns for energy affordability during the past harsh winter. Governments try to moderate the burden of energy expenditures that is experienced by households through subsidies to...Read more

Poputoaia, D., and Bouzarovski, S.
2010
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The purpose of this paper is to explore the legal aspects of post-communist district heating (DH) reforms in Romania, with the aim of identifying some of the governance challenges faced by state authorities in managing the sector. In broader terms, we seek to explore the extent to which the...Read more

Buzar, S.
2007
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One of the consequences of the post-socialist transformation of Eastern and Central Europe and the Former Soviet Union is the emergence of energy poverty, a condition where households are living in inadequately heated homes. This book provides the first full-length examination of the causes,...Read more

Fankhauser, S. and Tepic, S.
2007
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Low-income households spend a substantial share of their income on utility services such as electricity, heating and water. The difficulty of these socially vulnerable consumers to absorb further price increases is often used as an argument against tariff reform. However, detailed quantitative...Read more

Velody, M., Cain, M.J.G., and Philips, M.
2003
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The energy sector reform process is occurring throughout the transition countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Eurasia. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has supported this process in numerous countries. The electricity sector reform process generally...Read more