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Definitions of energy poverty and policies to reduce it

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Globally, energy poverty is extremely widespread, and projections suggest that, without aggressive policies to counter it, the level of energy poverty will remain high for many years to come. A commonly accepted and simple definition of energy poverty is that a household without access to electricity or clean modern fuels is energy poor. However, even in this definition the notion of access differs between users. Access to an energy source is generally understood to mean that the infrastructu...

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Peer reviewed
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Publisher:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Journal:
Oxford Energy Forum Journal website
Volume:
81
Pages:
3-5
Publication date:
2010-05-05
ISSN:
0959-7727
URN:
uuid:5a3db89c-0966-4d3d-82f8-1520ce6d74ef
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ora:11273
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English
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