energy poverty

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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

by Vasileios Ntouros (NKUA)  
Post date: 1 Dec 2017
Type: News

This report was published by Trinomics in 2016, at the request of the European Commission. Its main purpose is to support the European Commission to gain a better insight into energy poverty by refining EU wide data collection and monitoring.   In particular, the objectives of this analysis are:  
Post date: 14 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

The present report on energy poverty in South East Europe (SEE) is the outcome of The South East Europe Policy (SEE SEP) programme, a European Commission financially supported programme in which several civil society organisations across the region came together to better influence energy policies and practices in SEE.  
Post date: 14 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

By Isabelle Maurizi (PRACSIS)  
Post date: 23 Aug 2017
Type: News

The European Commission has launched a new project (service contract ENER/2015/B3/507-2) to develop a European Energy Poverty Observatory (EPOV). The EPOV project is scheduled to last 40 months, and is being developed by a pan-European consortium of organisations, led by the University of Manchester.     The aim of the project is to ensure access to information about the socio-economic extent of energy poverty in Europe, and measures to combat it.   The EPOV will:
Post date: 9 Aug 2017
Type: Link