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Publications

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

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

National Energy Action (NEA)
2018
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This research investigated the relationship between fuel poverty and carbon monoxide (CO) risk in households on low incomes and in vulnerable situations. Over the course of two heating seasons (October to April) in 2015/16 and 2016/17 NEA collected data from 349 households, targeting those on...Read more

National Energy Action and Energy Action Scotland
2018
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The UK Fuel Poverty Monitor is the annual investigative report on fuel poverty in the UK and within each of the four nations, published by National Energy Action (NEA) and Energy Action Scotland (EAS). Whilst the overlap between fuel poverty, cold-related illness and premature mortality are not...Read more

Pereira, M.P., Freitas, M.A.V. and Silva, N.F.
2018
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Energy is essential to human survival. Supplying energy to all citizens is a requirement for social well-being and for a country’s economic development. The aim of this chapter is to discuss the differences in the availability of electricity around the world, mainly in Brazil, China, India, and...Read more
Pereira, M.P., Melo, S., Guedes, V., Silva, N.F. and Freitas, M.A.V.
2018
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The document presents considerations about small wind technology under context of low carbon technology in Brazil, niches and benefits potential for community. In addition are discussed the nexus between energy potential and development Human index per municipality, besides proposal of regulation...Read more
Ruse, J. and Garlick, K.
2018
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Under One Roof was commissioned by Liverpool City Council and funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). It examines evidence and practices where health bodies have worked in partnership with fuel poverty alleviation schemes. It particularly aims to identify...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

Shopov, G. and Peneva., T
2018
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The aim of the article is to provide guidance on how to optimize targeted social assistance mechanisms for heating in the broader context of the need to pursue a national policy for the reduction of energy poverty. The research tasks are: to summarize Bulgaria's historical experience in...Read more

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