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

Habersbrunner, K., Martschew, E-C.

Today, women are more likely to face poverty and hence, more affected by energy poverty. Therefore, it becomes clear that gender inequality increases the risk of energy poverty. Although EU institutions acknowledge the need to reduce energy poverty by organising financial support programmes,...Read more

Santamouris, M., Paravantis, J.A., Founda, D., Kolokotsa, D., Michalakakou, P., Papadopoulos, A.M., Kontoulis, N., Tzavali, A., Stigka, E.K., Ioannidis, Z., Mehilli, A., Matthiessen, A., Servou, E.

This research aims to investigate, analyze and characterize the relation between the economic crisis and energy consumption in Greece. A survey held in the spring and summer of 2012 collected data of the heating energy consumption for 2010–2011 and 2011–2012, from 598 households via a...Read more

Gancheva, M. et al.

The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Energy (DG ENER) has commissioned this study to identify good practices in the delivery of low-cost energy efficiency measures, to low-income households in particular, and to investigate their replication potential. In addition, the study aims to...Read more

Dobbins, A. et al.

Energy is central to driving not only productivity in the broader economy, but has a fundamental role for enabling minimum living standards in the residential sector through the energy services provided. These energy services are crucial to ensure warm homes, provide water...Read more

Saunders, R.W., Gross, R.J.K., and Wade, J.

In the UK, the introduction of micro-generation Feed in Tariffs (FiTs) and a proposed Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) for domestic and small scale schemes have re-energised the market for investment in domestic scale renewable energy. These incentives may provide financial opportunities for those...Read more