FPRN bulletin – 9th September 2023

9 September 2023

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The FPRN email bulletin is a semi-regular email highlighting a handpicked selection of recently published research and other knowledge outputs in the area of fuel/energy poverty from around the world. The aim is to share this emerging knowledge more widely and to help generate discussion across the network.

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Plugged In: Strengthening Energy Advice and Support for Gypsies, Travellers, Roma and Nomadic Communities (website)
Danielle Butler; Ella Nuttall; Helen Stockton; Niamh Storey (2023)
 Report  Open Access 

Gypsies, Travellers, Roma and Nomadic Communities (GTRNCs) are consumer groups that have been overlooked, under-served by policy, and under-researched. The report presents key barriers to accessing and providing effective energy advice and support for this group and finds five ways in which energy advice and support can be strengthened.

Energy justice intermediaries: Living Labs in the low-carbon transformation (website)
Stefan Bouzarovski; Dimitris Damigos; Zoltan Kmetty; Neil Simcock; Caitlin Robinson; Majd Jayyousi; Ami Crowther (2023)
 Academic Paper  Open Access 

This paper presents analysis from three “living labs” from across the UK and Europe which undertook multiple low-carbon interventions in the homes of low-income residents, and monitored the impacts of intermediation practices on energy equity and sustainability.

A bibliometric review of energy justice literature (website)
Isa Ferrall-Wolf; Annelise Gill-Wiehl; Daniel M. Kammen (2023)
 Academic Paper  Open Access 

This article presents outcomes of more than 4,000 article from 1983 to 2023 via a bibliometric analytics to synthesize the energy justice literature. A number of key reflections are made about the research changes over time and opportunities for areas of further research.

Vulnerable Households in the Energy Transition - Energy Poverty, Demographics and Policies (SpringerLink)
Various (2023)
 Other  Open Access 

This open access book contains 10 chapters exploring different elements and case studies of vulnerable housing and the energy transition.

Are dynamic tariffs effective in reducing energy poverty? Empirical evidence from US households (ScienceDirect)
Diogo Santos Pereira; António Cardoso Marques (2023)
 Academic Paper  Open Access 

This paper explores if dynamic pricing programmes reduce the number of households suffering from energy poverty. The results show that time-of-use and critical-peak-pricing tariffs can reduce the number of households suffering from energy poverty although to achieve this required modification of energy practices from some households.

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