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Publications

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

Baker, W.
2003
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This report describes work undertaken by the Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) and Bristol University to develop a methodology for predicting fuel poverty at small area level. The project was funded by SWEB, the main electricity supplier in South West England, to fulfil two aims. First, SWEB...Read more

Morrison, C. and Shortt, N.
2008
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Fuel poverty describes a complex interaction between households with low income and energy inefficiency. The Scottish Executive has charged local Scottish authorities with the task of eradicating fuel poverty by 2016. In order to direct investment and tackle fuel poverty, a local authority must...Read more

Reeves, A.
2016
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Local delivery of support to householders to reduce the exposure to, and impacts of, fuel poverty is attracting increasing policymaker interest, but there is a dearth of empirical research that describes and evaluates local support schemes. Community organisations are viewed as having great...Read more

Stewart, J., and Habgood, V.
2008
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The links between fuel poverty and poor health are well documented, yet there is no statutory requirement on local authorities to develop fuel poverty strategies, which tend to be patchy nationally and differ substantially in quality. Fuel poverty starts from the perspective of income, even...Read more

Straver. K, et al.
2017
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This publication describes the results of research to increase the effectiveness of energy poverty policies. The research focused on the experiences and results of a few energy poverty projects in the Netherlands. Based on this research, recommendations are give on how energy poverty policies...Read more

Martiskainen, M., Heiskanen, E. and Speciale, G.
2018
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Community action has an increasingly prominent role in the debates surrounding transitions to sustainability. Initiatives such as community energy projects, community gardens, local food networks and car sharing clubs provide new spaces for sustainable consumption, and combinations of...Read more

Morrison, C., and Shortt, N.
2008
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Fuel poverty describes a complex interaction between households with low income and energy inefficiency. The Scottish Executive has charged local Scottish authorities with the task of eradicating fuel poverty by 2016. In order to direct investment and tackle fuel poverty, a local authority must...Read more

Thomson, H. and Bouzarovski, S.
2018
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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

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