energy poverty

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Energy poverty, or fuel poverty, is often defined as a situation where low-income households are not able to adequately provide basic energy services in their homes and for their transport at affordable cost. A widely used criterion is to consider a household in fuel poverty when it spends more than 10% of its income on energy.  But there is no consensus on a unique and explicit definition of the phenomenon as it is complex and has different causes and effects (temperature feelings, restriction behaviour…).  
Post date: 15 Jan 2020
Type: Publication

Connecting Obligated Parties to Adopt Innovative Schemes towards Energy Poverty Alleviation
Post date: 21 Oct 2019
Type: Link

Empowering women to take action against energy poverty in the Mediterranean Objective
Post date: 21 Oct 2019
Type: Link

Solutions to Tackle Energy Poverty (STEP) is a project to develop a simple, innovative and replicable model of measures to address energy poverty.   The project covers some of the countries with the highest rates of energy poverty in Europe. These are Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and the United Kingdom.   There are three specific objectives:  
Post date: 21 Oct 2019
Type: Link

Dal 2011 al 2018 i risparmi energetici ottenuti grazie a misure di efficienza energetica sono stati pari a 10,4 Mtep/anno di energia finale, pari al il 67% dell’obiettivo al 2020 previsto dal Piano d’Azione Nazionale per l'Efficienza Energetica (PAEE) e dalla Strategia Energetica Nazionale (SEN).  
Post date: 11 Sep 2019
Type: Publication

ASSIST is a 3-year H2020 project that started in 2017. It is implemented in six countries: Italy, Spain, UK, Poland, Finland and Belgium.   The idea is to contribute to tackle energy poverty through operators with integrated competencies.  
Post date: 15 Jul 2019
Type: News

History   BASE was founded in 2001 as the Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy. Since our beginning, we have worked on projects to improve the flow of investment towards sustainable energy and meet the challenge of climate change.   BASE has been an initiator of sustainability and investment organisations including The Gold Standard, Global Infrastructure Basel, greenTEK ventures, SEFI and the SEF Alliance.   Concept and Objectives
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: Link

Across the EU, 50 million families are living in energy poverty. Some lack access to affordable energy, whereas others occupy old, draughty buildings that cannot be easily heated. Many are living without lighting, appliances, heating and access to cooking facilities – everyday things that most of us take for granted. In these poor living conditions, people are more likely to develop respiratory problems, suffer from cardiac illnesses and have mental health issues.  
Post date: 26 Mar 2019
Type: News

Tracking progress in the delivery on the right to energy services for all is crucial for making Europe’s energy transition a just transition. The European Energy Poverty Index (EEPI) allows, for the first time, assessing progress made by Member States in alleviating both transport energy poverty, domestic energy poverty and their nexus.
Post date: 8 Mar 2019
Type: Publication

It is assumed that 330 households will take part in the program annually. The state will approve financing to these households to replace old refrigerators, built in 1989-2000, with fridges with an energy efficiency standard of A+, as well as to replace old washers, manufactured in 1970-1975, with new washing machines meeting the A+++ standard, Novi list wrote, adding that the measures will be in effect until the end of 2026.  
Post date: 28 Feb 2019
Type: News