General Information on Energy Poverty:
This section provides general information about energy poverty, further resources and data that can be relevant to the Private Rented Sector.
Energy Poverty Advisory Hub (EPAH)
ENPOR Project Newsletters – the latest information and updates into energy poverty action in the PRS
Information on Short and Medium Term Measures affecting the PRS – divided per country – prepared by ENPOR.
Energy-Saving Information & Advice
This section provides quick links to country-specific energy advice such as energy-saving tips, accessible infographics, information and support for households, which are also applicable for tenants in the Private Rented Sector in those countries.
Series of easy to understand infographics to save energy (electricity, heating and cooling) in the home, available in several languages. Developed for the Austrian context, but applicable to many other European countries. Link here.
Energy saving tips and sign up to an ‘energy forecast’ alerting users when the best time is to use energy/when the grid is overstretched. Link here.
National Energy Action Get Help page, including a helpline number, advice and support resources. Link here.
Academic Papers (Energy Poverty & Energy Efficiency)
This section provides users links to relevant academic resources and papers published in the domain of the private rented sector, housing provision, energy efficiency, retrofitting, and policies. Please note that not all of these resources are open access.
Della Valle & Bertoldi. (2022). Promoting energy efficiency: barriers, societal needs and policies. OPEN ACCESS.
Vondung, Burbidge & Bouzarovski. (2022). Shining a light on energy poverty in the European private rented sector. OPEN ACCESS.
Bertoldi et al. (2020). How to finance energy renovation of residential buildings: Review of current and emerging financing instruments in the EU. OPEN ACCESS.
Economidou et al. (2020). Review of 50 years of EU energy efficiency policy for buildings. OPEN ACCESS.
Fuerst et al. (2020). Is there an economic case for energy-efficient dwellings in the UK private rental market? Section Snippets available.
Kousis et al. (2020). An analysis of the determining factors of fuel poverty among students living the in the PRS in Europe and its impact on wellbeing. OPEN ACCESS.
Franke & Nadler. (2019). Energy efficiency in the German residential housing market: Its influence on owners.
Streimikiene & Balezentis. (2019). Innovative Policy Schemes to promote renovation of multi-flat residential buildings and address problems of energy poverty of aging societies in former socialist countries. OPEN ACCESS.
Gillard et al. (2017). Advancing an energy justice perspective of fuel poverty: Household vulnerability and domestic retrofit policy in the UK. OPEN ACCESS.
EU-Projects Tackling Energy Poverty:
This section provides links to other EU projects – both ongoing and ended – that are working in the sphere of energy poverty and energy efficiency.