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Publications

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

Milne, G. and Boardman, B.
2000
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The primary aim of this study was to analyse the significance of household temperature in determining the amount of potential energy savings taken back in the form of an increase in the comfort temperature following energy efficiency improvements. If the dual goals of energy conservation and...Read more

Somerville, M., Mackenzie, I., Owen, P. and Miles, D.
2000
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The objective of this study was to evaluate the use of NHS money to improve health by improving housing conditions. A pilot study assessing health outcomes before and after improving housing conditions was conducted, studying 72 children with previously diagnosed asthma living in 59 damp houses...Read more

The World Bank
2000
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Households in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union receive several types of utility subsidies in order to receive utility services without having to sacrifice other essential needs. This report aims to provide a conceptual framework and methodology for the evaluation of utility...Read more

Kočenda, E. and Čábelka, Š.
1999
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Despite the gradual progress in the transition countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), a number of obstacles must still be overcome before transition economies can embark fully on the path towards sustainable long-run growth. One of these hurdles is the liberalization of the energy sector...Read more

Krishnaswamy, V.
1999
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This report reviews the non-payment problems in the electricity sector in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union during the period 1990-1997. In addition, the review also covers the problem of low cash collections and the preference in some countries for the use of cash substitutes such as...Read more

Hamilton, B., Carroll, D., Adams, B., and Ringhof, S.
1998
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In the context of retail electric competition, various mechanisms have been proposed to address threats to low-income energy affordability. Most proposals include the use of ratepayer for (a) low income bill payment support (e.g., rate discounts) and/or (b) energy efficiency programs...Read more

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