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Today marks one year since we launched the EU Energy Poverty Observatory in Brussels. What have we been up to in that time?

1⃣Created the largest single evidence base on #energypoverty anywhere in the world, spanning 1980s - now ➡️

(Photo: Lukasz Kobus)
2⃣ Developed specialist guidance for policymakers (local and national) to address #energypoverty in their domain:


We supplement this with face-to-face and virtual technical assistance, on all aspects of the phenomenon.
3⃣ We hosted a launch conference in Brussels with 400 international stakeholders. Our consortium members have attended numerous external events, working in cooperation with institutions such as @eumayors @EU_EESC and @EU_CoR to advance discussions on #energypoverty #fuelpoverty
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We have just published our Review of Energy Policy: 2018!
Check out the thread below for a summary of all our recommendations.
Read the review in full here:
On #Transport: The target for phasing our conventionally fuelled vehicles is inadequate. The @transportgovuk ‘Road to Zero’ (‘ICE ban 2040’) may neither hit the target nor make the early gains needed for a 1.5°C trajectory. @_chris_brand_ @jillian_anable
On #electricity: policy should build on Electricity Market Reform that has worked well & adapt in the light of technology/cost changes. Change in ‘black start’ incentives & other ancillary services are needed to ensure the system remains resilient @energyukcomms @ngcontrolroom
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