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Publications

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

Larrea Basterra, M.
2017
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Energy poverty is a reality in Europe even though there are countries where it is not recognized and where no definition exists for it. However, its recognition at Community level is progressing and it should be convenient to move towards a homogeneous measurement mechanism. The United Kingdom,...Read more

Stockton, H. et al
2018
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NEA, with the support and guidance of critical oversight partner Newcastle University, designed and delivered a social evaluation of the Health and Innovation Programme (HIP). HIP was a £26.2 million programme to bring affordable warmth to fuel poor and vulnerable households in England, Scotland...Read more

Deller, D. and Waddams Price, C.
2018
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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

Mould, R., Baker, K.J., & Emmanuel, R.
2014
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The fuel poor are those households that must spend more than 10% of their income to sustain a reasonable heating regime. The measures for fuel poverty in Scotland depend on a fuel spend for modelled energy use patterns, while England and Wales have adopted a relative measure of population...Read more

National Energy Action and Energy Action Scotland
2018
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The UK Fuel Poverty Monitor is the annual investigative report on fuel poverty in the UK and within each of the four nations, published by National Energy Action (NEA) and Energy Action Scotland (EAS). Whilst the overlap between fuel poverty, cold-related illness and premature mortality are not...Read more

Saunders, R.
2010
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The introduction of Feed in Tariffs (FITs) in 2010 and the proposed Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) planned for 2011 have re-energised the market for investment in domestic scale renewable energy by guaranteeing a reasonable payback time for new installations. While these provide great financial...Read more

Santamouris M., Kapsis K., Korres D., Livada I., Pavlou C., Assimakopoulos, M.N.
2007
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Social, financial, energy and technical data from about 1110 households have been collected during 2004 in the major Athens area. The sample has been divided in seven income groups and a detailed analysis has been performed. Important conclusions have been drawn regarding the quality 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

Devalière, I.
2007
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The analysis of unpaid energy bills shows a wide variety of situations. The main causes are old housing and low incomes. Support measures provided by EDF solve urgent cases, but the long-term improvements of houses remain a challenge. The question remains: will the new energy suppliers support...Read more

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