energy poverty

In a joint factsheet, BPIE and the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) recommend the introduction of minimum energy performance standards for rental buildings. In general, a household is said to be in energy poverty when its members cannot afford to keep adequately warm. The combination of low incomes, energy prices and inefficient housing leads to energy poverty.
Post date: 25 Sep 2018
Type: Publication

This evaluation report, the first of its kind in Albania, uses the concept of energy poverty and follows the same line concerning the challenge of meeting citizens’ continuing demand for more electricity or other forms of energy for their life activities. The concept connects citizens and the environment in a direct and strong way; enables golden opportunities for the standard of living through the sustainable development goals, and is very relevant to the Albanian reality.
Post date: 7 Sep 2018
Type: Publication

The toolkit is designed for social care professionals and those who support vulnerable households and details tips and advice which could be delivered to help households manage their energy. The toolkit includes case studies and practical tips which could help households to manage energy more effectively and reduce energy bills. Read more on: https://www.energypoverty.eu/training-resources/guide-supporting-energy-management-social-care-providers.
Post date: 28 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

Post date: 24 Apr 2018
Type: News

Deepening the understanding and extending and refining existing knowledge should be done via multifaceted and interdisciplinary approach that involves different agencies and various stakeholders. Moreover, opportunities for policy synergies between energy poverty-oriented policies and other urgent and persistent socio-economic challenges should be tracked and traced. Housing affordability, unemployment and social exclusion in general, as well as climate change mitigation measures and a shift towards low carbon economies should be addressed in the same framework with energy poverty.
Post date: 19 Dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

There are not only methodological but also conceptual complexities that underpin energy poverty. Portraying energy poverty is a challenging task for numerous reasons. In the first place, energy poverty is private and confined to the home. Secondly, it is a cross-sectional problem with numerous and heterogeneous drivers extended from energy regulations and household income levels to building energy efficiency. Moreover, it encircles a diversity of domestic energy services such as space heating and cooling, lighting and hygiene.
Post date: 19 Dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

  MAPPING THE NATIONAL SITUATION ON ENERGY POVERTY: FYR of MACEDONIA     This document is a product of the “Reduce Energy Consumption and Change Habits” (REACH) project, under the Intelligent Energy Europe Program, financially supported by the European Union. The purpose of this analysis is to illustrate the problem of energy poverty in FYR of Macedonia and provide essential information.  
Post date: 4 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

  REPORT ON NATIONAL SITUATION IN THE FIELD OF FUEL POVERTY: BULGARIA     This report is a deliverable of the project “Reduce Energy Consumption and Change Habits”  (REACH), co-funded by the Intelligent Energy Europe Program of the European Union. REACH is a project to battle energy poverty at practical and structural level amongst poorer households in 4 Balkan countries: Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia and Bulgaria.  
Post date: 4 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

  REPORT ON NATIONAL SITUATION IN THE FIELD OF ENERGY POVERTY: SLOVENIA     The present report reviews the national situation in the field of energy poverty in Slovenia; where the rising energy prices transcend the rise of income of the population giving space this way for energy poverty to grow. The aim of this analysis is to present the available information and data about the phenomenon in the country.  
Post date: 4 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

The Social Innovation to Tackle Fuel Poverty programme is an initiative co-created by Ashoka and the Schneider Electric Foundation. It aimed to identify and engage 15-20 innovative organisations working in the field of fuel poverty and energy sustainability in five European countries: Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain. More specifically, the programme seeked for organisations and projects working in one or more of the categories which follow:  
Post date: 1 Dec 2017
Type: Link