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

Cauvain, J., and Bouzarovski, S.
2016
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Housing in Multiple Occupancy (HMO) includes some of the UK’s worst housing stock. The tenants typically have reduced housing and social security rights, as well as reduced control and sometimes absence of basic domestic energy services. Yet, HMO is largely absent from UK policies governing...Read more

Robinson, C., Bouzarovski, S., Lindley, S.
2018
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The vulnerabilities that enhance the likelihood of a household falling into fuel poverty are increasingly recognised as highly multidimensional and geographical. However, the most established indicators used to measure fuel poverty are primarily based upon expenditure. This paper seeks to...Read more

Brunner, K.-M., Spitzer, M., and Christanell, A.
2011
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The NELA project examines energy consumption in poor households and develops data-based measures on energy efficiency and energy saving. Qualitative methods investigate energy consumption in its multiple manifestations, the underlying motives for action, the driving factors and causes. In...Read more

Lahaye W., Bartiaux F., and Sibeni A.
2016
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This chapter presents some results of a qualitative research on the practices, representations and experiences of persons living in energy poverty in one area of Belgium. A bottum-up approach is used with interviews with such persons. Results show the difficulties experienced by these persons,...Read more

Murafa, C., Sinea, A., Jiglau, G. and Badescu, G.
2017

Energy poverty, understood as an issue of accessibility of energy resources, as well as the defective access to modern means of ensuring comfort in dwellings, is a widespread phenomenon in the European Union, the post-Communist space being particularly affected by it. In Romania, the phenomenon...Read more

Dubois, U.
2015
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This article dives into the topic of energy poverty in urban areas in France. Because this type of energy poverty can take different forms, it is difficult to evaluate using indicators and it has long been underestimated. Initially excluded from renovation programmes for households, the urban...Read more

Verhaert, I.
2017
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This article considers the need to develop a sustainable transition in the energy supply and analyses the social consequences that such a transition can have. In particular it looks at the adverse effects it could have on socioeconomically vulnerable groups.Read more

Dr Jamie-Leigh Ruse
2018
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SMART‐UP is a cross‐European research project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 grant fund. Running from March 2015 to July 2018, it took place in five European countries and was delivered through a consortium of five partner organisations: Alpheeis in France, Aisfor in Italy,...Read more

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