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

Cauvain, J., and Bouzarovski, S.

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

Lawlor, D.A., Maxwell, R. and Wheeler, B.W.

It has been suggested that rural areas in Britain are at increased risk of excess winter mortality and that government action should be targeted at these areas. A range of features—poor quality housing, high proportion of detached houses, lack of access to gas networks, and low take up of...Read more

Lis, M. and Miazga, A.

The need to satisfy the energy consumption needs in view of the rising energy prices will lead to reductions of other expenditure by some household groups. Data published by Eurostat indicate that energy prices in Poland, expressed in euros, are low, but in comparison to other goods and services...Read more

Tirado Herrero., S. López Fernández, J.L., Martín García, P.

In Spain, apart from the work carried out by Ecoserveis in the European fuel Poverty and Energy Efficiency (EPEE, 2009) project, there is no estimation on the extent of energy poverty or the socio-economic categories of affected households. Even though it is clear that a part of the Spanish...Read more

Sánchez-Guevara, C., Fernández, A.S., and Aja, A.H.

Fuel poverty can be defined as ‘the inability to afford adequate warmth in the home’ and it is the result of the combination of three factors: low household income, lack of energy efficiency and high energy bills. Within this context, the present research is aimed at characterizing, for the...Read more