In recent years, energy users have gained more rights with the transposition of relevant European energy legislation. There is nevertheless the rec
The EU Energy Poverty Observatory (EPOV) is an initiative by the European Commission to help Member States in their efforts to combat energy poverty. It exists to improve the measuring, monitoring and sharing of knowledge and best practice on energy poverty.
European Energy Poverty: Agenda Co-Creation and Knowledge Innovation (ENGAGER 2017-2021) is a research network funded via the European Co-operation in Science and Technology (COST) scheme. It is aimed at developing and strengthening an international community of researchers and practitioners focused on combating energy poverty – a condition typically manifested by the inability to secure adequate levels of domestic energy services (such as heating, lighting, cooling, appliances).
Solutions to Tackle Energy Poverty (STEP) is a project to develop a simple, innovative and replicable model of measures to address energy poverty. The project covers some of the countries with the highest rates of energy poverty in Europe. These are Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and the United Kingdom.
UtilitEE name stands for Utility Business Model Transformation through human-centric behavioural interventions and ICT tools for Energy Efficiency. The project is European Commission funded and has ambitions goals to develop a customer-oriented Behavioural Change Framework, and to fine tune an Energy-as-a-Service delivery approach via an open ICT ecosystem.