Ireland’s Energy Poverty Strategy estimates that the rate of households experiencing energy poverty in the country falls between 8.8 – 28%, depending on whether this is based on self-reported inability to heat or derived from modelled expenditure and building energy rating data (DCENR, 2016).
Country Update: Belgium
In Belgium, more than one household in five is affected by energy poverty (20.7% of Belgian households in 2019). This value has not varied significantly since 2009. However, there are strong differences between the regions.
A Chain-Reaction of Negative Consequences of Living in Energy Poverty
A series of interviews conducted with citizens and stakeholder organisations shows how people experience energy poverty and also the institutional support offered to affected households in seven European countries.
Sometimes, Energy Poverty is a Hidden Problem
The EnergyMeasures project uses a behavior change approach to mitigate energy vulnerability in seven European countries. At the halfway point of the project, the question arises: Is the chosen strategy working?
The energy crisis in Europe: current insights
Since the beginning of the year, international energy prices have been rising rapidly. At present, the price increases for gas and electricity are huge.
EnergyMeasures in Eindhoven
One of the EnergyMeasures partners is the Het PON & Telos Foundation from Tilburg in the Netherlands. The foundation works with a team of around 30 multidisciplinary researchers on social issues for local and regional governments in the Netherlands.
Tips and tricks on keeping your home warm this winter, while saving on energy bills
When the temperatures drop, it is particularly noticeable in one’s own four walls. Having a warm home can be expensive, even more so in the current economic situation of rising energy costs.
Video on Energy Vulnerability (in Dutch)
Our project partner Het PON & Telos have published a video on Energiearmoede in the Dutch Region of Brabant. It can be watched on Vimeo.
The EnergyMeasures Newsletter #01
In the first issue of our project eNewsletter we give you an insight into the ongoing project work.
How the City of Eindhoven helps energy-vulnerable households in the energy transition
Jantine Claus from the City of Eindhoven gives insights into the municipality’s work on energy transition. The EnergyMeasures project is one component of Eindhoven’s strategies to lower energy consumption. EARN-E, a low-budget device will be used to support energy-vulnerable households.