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

Snodin, H. M.
2008
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Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has commissioned Xero Energy (XE) to examine whether there is any relationship between fuel poverty and locational charging for use of the transmission network. The analysis is in the context of the UK government philosophy that locational charging for grid...Read more

Wang, F., et al
2012
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A Solar Wall Heating (SWH) system was developed to provide low cost space heating in traditional solid stone-walled tenement buildings in Scotland. The SWH system uses the internal solid walls to store the solar heat collected during the day and heat the bedrooms during the night. A physical...Read more

Andreadis, G., Roaf, S. and Mallick, T.
2013
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Fuel poverty in Scotland is rising and is currently experienced in a quarter of households. Large-scale renewable generation does not reduce fuel poverty because citizens still have to pay for their imported energy. However, building-integrated solar systems do reduce the amount of energy...Read more

Saunders, R.W., Gross, R.J.K., and Wade, J.
2012
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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

Neuhoff, K., et al.
2013
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The discussion of the support for renewable energy must consider the distributional impact of cost allocation. The public is sensitive to social imbalances caused by rising power prices that might jeopardize the acceptance of energy transformation. By the end of 2012 about 19 percent of German...Read more

Hiteva, R.
2013
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The European Union (EU) and member states alike are following a tradition of addressing fuel poverty and vulnerability at the point of purchase by final consumers by seeking to influence the impact of income, energy price and the built environment on the ability of household consumers to access...Read more

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