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

Gouveia, J.P., Seixas, J., Long, G.
2018
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Fuel poverty is a recognized and increasing problem in several European countries. A growing body of literature covers this topic, but dedicated analysis for Portugal are scarce despite the high perception of this condition. This paper contributes to fill this knowledge gap focusing on a...Read more

Housing Europe, European Investment Bank, EU Energy Poverty Observatory
2018
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Case Studies of the EU Energy Poverty Observatory showcase successfully implemented energy poverty measures in the Member States. They highlight best practices that can be used as models for energy poverty action.

This case study discusses the Jessica II Fund for Multi-apartment Building...Read more

Lewandowski, P. and Sałach, K.
2018

The aim of the report is to present the scale and characteristics of energy poverty in Poland based on the latest available data. Energy poverty in 2016 affected 12.2% of Poland's population, or 4.6 million people (1.3 million households). Its rate has decreased in the last 5 years by 2.2...Read more

Martiskainen, M., Heiskanen, E. and Speciale, G.
2018
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Community action has an increasingly prominent role in the debates surrounding transitions to sustainability. Initiatives such as community energy projects, community gardens, local food networks and car sharing clubs provide new spaces for sustainable consumption, and combinations of...Read more

Martín-Consuegra, F., de Frutos, F., Oteiza, I., Hernández Aja, A.
2018
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The development of precision tools to assess the potential for improving energy efficiency in the urban fabric is a priority. This study proposes a method for calculating energy loss across building envelopes based on the exploitation of cadastral data with open source IT tools....Read more

März, S.
2018
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Tackling fuel poverty has become an increasingly important issue on many European countries ’ political agendas. Consequently, national governments, local authorities and NGOs have established policies and programmes to reduce the fuel poverty vulnerability of households. However, evaluations...Read more

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