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Publications

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

Waddams, C. and Deller, D.
2015
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This report surveys the affordability of energy, water, telecoms and transport services across the EU. It maps the share of household expenditure devoted to these different utilities across member states, looks at the ways to assess affordability in different sectors and reviews the literature...Read more

Andadari, R.K., Mulder, P. and Rietveld, P.
2014
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In low- and middle-income countries, Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) can be an attractive alternative to the widespread use of traditional kerosene. Not only is LPG a relatively clean, safe and cost-effective fuel for households, its large-scale adoption also reduces the heavy burden of kerosene...Read more

Bafoil, F., Fodor, F., and Le-Roux, D.
2014
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This publication compares energy poverty policies in five countries (the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Poland and Hungary) based on a survey. It notes that local and national authorities are poorly equipped to provide effective solutions.Read more

Bartiaux, F., Van der Linden, M., Debast, N. & Baudaux, A.
2014
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This chapter is dedicated to energy poverty in Belgium. The first part aims to define this concept and adapt it to the Belgian context. Then, the chapter includes an estimation of the number of people affected by energy poverty. Afterwards, a large part of the chapter relates to the different...Read more

Beatty, T.K.M., Blow, L., and Crossley, T.F.
2014
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Do households cut back on food spending to finance the additional cost of keeping warm during spells of unseasonably cold weather? For households which cannot smooth consumption over time, we describe how cold weather shocks are equivalent to income shocks. We merge detailed household level...Read more

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