This is the first pan-EU report from the EU Energy Poverty Observatory (EPOV). It starts by introducing the concept of energy poverty, before outlining what EPOV is, its Tasks and Work Packages, governance structures, activities to date, and forthcoming future activities. Section two reports on...Read more
Energy Poverty (EP)is the inability to attain a socially and materially necessitated level of domestic energy services. In the EU this occurs primarily due to low incomes, poor energy performance of buildings and high energy costs. The impacts of EP range from impaired social lives to unhealthy...Read more
This document is the response from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy to a list of questions on energy poverty from members of parliament. It explains the government's position on how to measure and tackle energy poverty. It discusses the impacts of energy disconnections and...Read more
Concern about fairness in the retail energy market is clear from media headlines and the passing of legislation to impose a ‘wide’ price cap in the retail energy market in 2018. ‘Fairness in Retail Energy Markets? Evidence from the UK’ provides extensive evidence from a range of disciplines to...Read more
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
The Covid-19 pandemic and the consequent lockdown exacerbated energy poverty and insecurity worldwide. Many governments introduced emergency measures to protect energy consumers during confinement. We review and classify the policies implemented across the five continents, identifying potential...Read more
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