[05.02.23] The EPAH national indicators on energy poverty 

The Energy Poverty Advisory Hub (EPAH) has conducted the update on national indicators for energy poverty, resulting in a new dashboard available on the website. It offers a practical visualisation of energy poverty levels across Europe thanks to the most recent EU-wide statistics. This interactive database provides practical features to navigate through 21 national indicators. New disaggregated data increases the precision of the analysis and new functions allow comparisons of data between countries and years, as well as a country view with all indicators available. 

Dashboard: https://energy-poverty.ec.europa.eu/observing-energy-poverty/national-indicators_en 

To diagnose a potential situation of energy poverty, it is essential to measure it based on indicators that can capture different facets of the phenomenon. EPAH’s recent report provides insights on national indicators and explores each national indicator available to compare EU countries with detail explanation on their application and their limits to measure energy poverty. This is a must-read for Member-States’s policy design to understand how to use and interpret data and to understand better the energy poverty levels described by the different indicators.  Policy makers and experts can use these indicator handbook to better plan and implement mitigation measures.  

This report explores each one of the 21 indicators available to compare EU countries by providing details and explaining the limits and application suggestions of these indicators in national contexts.  

Report: https://energy-poverty.ec.europa.eu/discover/publications/publications/energy-poverty-national-indicators-insights-more-effective-measuring_en 

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