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Energy policy, energy poverty and emerging debates

Published on: August 23, 2022

This paper evaluates whether, how, and why policy documents in six diverse European countries (Spain, France, Portugal, the United Kingdom, North Macedonia, and Slovenia) link energy poverty to other related policy areas. EmpowerMed is co-author of this publication titled : “Energy poverty and emerging debates: Beyond the traditional triangle of energy poverty drivers”. Our exploratory… Read More »Energy policy, energy poverty and emerging debates

Energy poverty in Europe & Germany: diagnosis about policies & legislative frameworks, advocacy about gender & inclusion

Published on: February 15, 2022

An estimated 50 million households in Europe do not have adequate access to essential energy services and goods. With steadily rising energy costs and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many more vulnerable people already at risk may slip under the line of energy poverty, soon. This report sheds light on the issue of energy poverty in… Read More »Energy poverty in Europe & Germany: diagnosis about policies & legislative frameworks, advocacy about gender & inclusion

Energy poverty and gender – Facts and arguments

Published on: May 20, 2021

Women and women-led households are disproportionately affected by energy poverty – a condition that becomes aggravated when gender inequality is exacerbated by age, class and ethnic background among other factors. This can be linked to their physiological and health situation as well as their economic and social status, as all these dimensions or combination of… Read More »Energy poverty and gender – Facts and arguments

Report on gender aspects of existing financial schemes for energy poverty measures

Published on: July 1, 2020

Today, women are more likely to face poverty and hence, more affected by energy poverty. Therefore, it becomes clear that gender inequality increases the risk of energy poverty. Although EU institutions acknowledge the need to reduce energy poverty by organising financial support programmes, this report finds that considerations of gender dimensions within the evaluated programmes… Read More »Report on gender aspects of existing financial schemes for energy poverty measures