The European commissioner for energy, Kadri Simson, on Tuesday 20 April underlined the importance of the ‘Renovation Wave’ strategy in combating energy poverty in the European Union, saying that sustainable, energy-efficient buildings should be “the new normal”.
Post date: 4 mai 2021
Preliminary evidence on the effects of a behaviourally informed intervention integrated in an initial subset of 12 apartments seems to highlight the role that household composition plays in ensuring the effectiveness of behaviour-change interventions. The intervention in questions is informed by behavioural economics and involves providing social information to tenants regarding the average energy consumption of their neighbours.
Post date: 23 mar 2021
The countries in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region and in the former Soviet Union republics (CIS region) have the most energy-poor people in Europe.
This is mainly due to high energy prices and poor energy efficiency of the buildings, heating systems and household appliances.
Post date: 17 fév 2021
In 2019, 6.9% of the EU population said in an EU-wide survey that they could not afford to heat their home sufficiently.
Energy poverty represents a problem all over Europe, and is particularly high in the East, South, South-Eastern and Baltic regions of Europe, where GDP per capita often falls below the EU average.
Post date: 15 fév 2021
Post date: 29 jan 2021
The Institute of Zero Energy Buildings published an enlightening report about energy poverty.
This report analyses energy poverty, unravels its strong link with energy transition and provides recommendations to tackle this issue.
In this report, you will find :
Post date: 2 jan 2021
Around 50 million households in the European Union are estimated to be living in energy poverty – or energy vulnerability, unable to afford the energy needed to adequately heat or cool their homes. This is caused by a combination of factors including high energy costs, low household incomes and energy inefficient buildings, and can have severe impacts on health and wellbeing.
Post date: 16 nov 2020
The European Commission launched a renovation wave and a “new European Bauhaus” on Wednesday (14 October), aiming to rally popular support behind plans to cut emissions from buildings and reduce energy bills.
Post date: 22 oct 2020
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Online, 15 October 2020
Post date: 28 aoû 2020
The STEP-IN project has rolled out living labs for hundreds of energy vulnerable citizens in three locations in the UK, Hungary and Greece through public workshops and free home energy advisor visits, testing different solutions in an iterative process. The tailored support, in some cases combined with monitoring equipment, has allowed households to make important savings by, for example, replacing old appliances or switching energy suppliers.
Post date: 31 juil 2020