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

Boemi, S., Panaras, G., Papadopoulos, A.
2017
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Investigation of energy poverty and its effect in Central Makedonia, in northern Greece, where the climate is harsher and heating requirements significantly higher than in the other parts of the country. A questionnaire aiming to assess energy poverty in low income urban areas was used. The...Read more

Gouveia, J.P., Seixas, J., Long, G.
2018
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Fuel poverty is a recognized and increasing problem in several European countries. A growing body of literature covers this topic, but dedicated analysis for Portugal are scarce despite the high perception of this condition. This paper contributes to fill this knowledge gap focusing on a...Read more

Tigchelaar, C.
2011
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This paper shows that there is a large cost-effective potential for energy savings in the Netherlands, but that there are major differences between households. It will explain that heating behaviour of individual households should be taken into account. The paper will also address the adjusted...Read more

Wright A.
2008
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Energy is used in dwellings to provide four services: space heating, hot water, lighting and to power appliances. This paper describes how the usage of energy in a UK home results from a complex interaction between built form, location, energy-using equipment, occupants and the affordability of...Read more

Aigeltinger, G.; Heindl, P.; Liessem, V.; Römer, D.; Schwengers, C.; Vogt, C.
2015
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This essay examines the consumption of electricity and the costs it incurs for households on social benefits in Germany. For this purpose, a dataset is evaluated with more than 22,000 households on social benefits. The results show that the household composition and the type of water heating...Read more

Gouveia, J.P., Seixas, J., and Mestre A.
2017
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Daily electricity consumption profiles from smart meters are explored as proxies of active behavior regarding space heating and cooling. The influence of the environment air temperature (multiple maximum and minimum daily thresholds) on electricity consumption was explored for a final sample of...Read more

Delbeke, B., and Meyer, S.
2015
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In 2013, roughly 13% of Belgian households devoted too large a part of their income to expenditure on energy. A further 4% of households restricted their energy consumption. Low-income and single-person households, tenants, single-parent families and the elderly are the most affected. The...Read more

Santamouris, M., Kolokotsa D.
2015
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Extreme weather conditions in urban areas have a serious impact on the quality of life, energy consumption and health of urban citizens. In addition energy poverty has a serious impact on the quality of life of low income households. The aim of the present paper is review the actual housing...Read more

Pereira, M.P., Freitas, M.A.V. and Silva, N.F.
2010
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The aim of this article is to evaluate the impact of rural electrification on the reduction of energy poverty in Brazil through the analysis of 23,000 rural domiciles or rural properties between the years 2000 and 2004. The results indicate a fast change in the profile of energy consumption and a...Read more

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