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Publications

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

National Energy Action and Energy Action Scotland
2018
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The UK Fuel Poverty Monitor is the annual investigative report on fuel poverty in the UK and within each of the four nations, published by National Energy Action (NEA) and Energy Action Scotland (EAS). Whilst the overlap between fuel poverty, cold-related illness and premature mortality are not...Read more

Ruse, J. and Garlick, K.
2018
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Under One Roof was commissioned by Liverpool City Council and funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). It examines evidence and practices where health bodies have worked in partnership with fuel poverty alleviation schemes. It particularly aims to identify...Read more

El Ansari, W., and El-Silimy, S.
2008
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The London Borough of Newham, London piloted the Warm Zone, a government-led fuel poverty reduction scheme. Fuel poverty is often cited as a factor in excess winter mortality (EWM) in the UK. This study reported in this paper assessed whether EWM decreased for people aged ≥65 years in Newham as...Read more

Bhattarai, K.
2010
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The National Health Service (NHS) in UK prescribes 210 C in the living room and 180 C in other rooms for all households but for more than 7.7 percent households cost of heating is above 10 percent of their income and they suffered from coldness related diseases and are in fuel poverty. Raising...Read more

Lawlor, D.A., Maxwell, R. and Wheeler, B.W.
2002
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It has been suggested that rural areas in Britain are at increased risk of excess winter mortality and that government action should be targeted at these areas. A range of features—poor quality housing, high proportion of detached houses, lack of access to gas networks, and low take up of...Read more

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

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