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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

Clancy, J.S., Daskalova, V., Feenstra, M.H.

This study, commissioned by the European Parliament Policy Department for Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs, presents an overview of the situation within the EU with regard to the way energy poverty is experienced by women and men and explores through a gender lens existing EU...Read more

Tirado Herrero, S.

This report offers a critical review of EU-funded energy, environment and society projects to identify key gaps and lessons learned. As recommendations for the EmpowerMed project, it calls to reconsider energy saving through behaviour change goals as vulnerable households struggle to achieve a...Read more

O'Neill, T., Jinks, C. and Squire, A.

Fuel poverty is estimated to affect millions of people in the UK, and older people are especially vulnerable. Most research into fuel poverty has drawn upon quantitative paradigms. The aim of this study, therefore, was to investigate the perceptions and experiences of older women in relation to...Read more