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

Ekamper, P., van Poppel, F., van Duin, C. and Garssen, J.

Even in present-day high-income countries, there is a lot of evidence of a high degree of vulnerability of the population to both high and low outdoor temperatures. The magnitude of temperature-related mortality is strongly related to a wide variety of social, economic, and behavioural factors....Read more

National Energy Action (NEA)

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

Emre, T. and Yigit, T.

Project Information about ETUD*

Scope of the Project was to understand the energy poverty seperation and develop sustainable supporting mechanisms which is stated in European Regulations and suggested to be defined as per countries’ characteristics...Read more

Dodonov, B., Opitz, P. and Pfaffenberger, W.

Increasing the electricity tariffs for private consumers to cost-covering levels has been a very sensitive issue for all transition countries. The likely negative social consequences are the central argument why the necessary tariff corrections have not yet been implemented in Ukraine by the...Read more

Gilbertson, J., Stevens, M., Stiell, B. and Thorogood, N.

This paper reports the results of research carried out as part of the national health impact evaluation of the Warm Front Scheme, a government initiative aimed at alleviating fuel poverty in England. Semi-structured interviews were carried out in a purposive sample of 49 households which...Read more

Wolf, J., Adger, W., and Lorenzoni, I.

Heat waves and cold spells pose ongoing seasonal risks to the health and well-being of vulnerable individuals. Current attempts to address these risks in the UK are implemented through fuel-poverty strategies and heat-wave planning. This paper examines evidence from the UK on whether heat waves...Read more

Jenkins, D., et al

This socio-technical pilot involved qualitative interviews with social housing tenants, combined with basic energy modelling of the individual dwellings to estimate the carbon emissions of that house. The study aimed to investigate the relationship between fuel poverty and carbon-saving...Read more