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

Verhaert, I.
2017
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This article considers the need to develop a sustainable transition in the energy supply and analyses the social consequences that such a transition can have. In particular it looks at the adverse effects it could have on socioeconomically vulnerable groups.Read more

WWF/Adena
2017
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The aim of this report is to examine the positive effects of the renovation of homes in Spain. First, this can improve the health of citizens. Second, it can increase the resilience of buildings in the face of extreme climatic events, whose frequency is likely to increase in the coming years as...Read more

Atsalis, A. et al.
2016
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This paper aims at implementing appropriate methodological approaches for a preliminary assessment of fuel poverty in Greece and analyzing in quantitative terms the potential impact of fuel poverty on public health. As regards the assessment of fuel poverty in Greece, both subjective and...Read more

Baker, K.J., Mould, R., & Restrick, S.
2016
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The Scottish Government’s statistics now show that rural households spend more on energy to heat their homes than urban equivalents. However, research conducted by the project team using data from households in Renfrewshire has found this ‘energy spend gap’ is more significant than those...Read more

Berger, T.
2016
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This publication gives an overview of the process how energy poverty was defined in Austria and the situation and discussions regarding energy poverty in Austria. The effects of different policies (such as liberalisation) and technologies (such as the pre-payment meter) on energy poverty is...Read more

C.K. Chatzinikola, G. Pignatta, M. Santamouris and D.K. Serghides
2016
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Using temperature measurements collected with data loggers from 37 low-income dwellings of two main coastal cities in Cyprus, as well as a questionnaire survey that examined the economic status, dwelling energy consumption and perception of thermal comfort of the inhabitants, this study...Read more

Cauvain, J., and Bouzarovski, S.
2016
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Housing in Multiple Occupancy (HMO) includes some of the UK’s worst housing stock. The tenants typically have reduced housing and social security rights, as well as reduced control and sometimes absence of basic domestic energy services. Yet, HMO is largely absent from UK policies governing...Read more

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