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

Middlemiss, L.and Gillard, R.
2015
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Recent quantitative and qualitative evidence documents a dramatic reduction in average direct UK household energy consumption in the last decade. The ‘fuel poverty gap’ in the UK (average shortfall that fuel poor households experience in affording their energy bills) has also grown substantially...Read more

Dobbins, A. et al.
2016
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Energy is central to driving not only productivity in the broader economy, but has a fundamental role for enabling minimum living standards in the residential sector through the energy services provided. These energy services are crucial to ensure warm homes, provide water...Read more

Formosa, A.
2015
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In 2014, about 25,276 Maltese families were registered as fuel poor and they were provided with an ‘energy benefit’ aimed at mitigating the effect of expenditure on water and electricity bills [1]. This financial assistance cost the taxpayers approximately €5 million per year [2]. In the light...Read more

Santamouris, M., Kolokotsa D.
2015
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Extreme weather conditions in urban areas have a serious impact on the quality of life, energy consumption and health of urban citizens. In addition energy poverty has a serious impact on the quality of life of low income households. The aim of the present paper is review the actual housing...Read more

Thomson, H., Bouzarovski, S., and Snell, C.
2017
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Energy poverty – which has also been recognised via terms such as ‘fuel poverty’ and ‘energy vulnerability’ – occurs when a household experiences inadequate levels of energy services in the home. Measuring energy poverty is challenging, as it is a culturally sensitive and private condition,...Read more

Ecoserveis Association
2018
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The Atlas of Initiatives of Energy Poverty in Europe , prepared by the Ecoserveis Association , is the product of an exhaustive review of the practices carried out around Europe at the end of 2016. The document comprises 65...Read more

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