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

Boardman, B.

Policies to assist low-income households obtain sufficient warmth and overcome fuel poverty depend upon energy-efficiency investments in the long run and increased fuel consumption meanwhile. The poor spend twice as much on fuel, as a proportion of income, and are more likely than other families...Read more

Washan, P., Stenning, J., and Goodman, M.

This landmark report by Cambridge Econometrics and Verco sets out the macro and fiscal impacts of implementing the Energy Bill Revolution programme. It concludes that deep energy efficiency retrofits are affordable and would represent high value for money as a national infrastructure investment...Read more

Wier, M., Birr-Pedersen, K., Klinge Jacobsen, H. and Klok, J.

Denmark today carries one of the heaviest environmental tax burdens in the world, bringing in around 10% of public revenues. While evaluations have shown that the Danish CO2 and other environmental taxes work as an effective measure to reduce emissions, a considerable barrier to increased use of...Read more

Preston, I., et al.

eaga Charitable Trust appointed the Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) and the Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE) to examine how the costs and benefits of the UK’s renewable energy policies may distribute amongst the domestic sector.Read more