Energy poverty

Energy poverty old lady [Solarisys / Shutterstock]

Around 31 million Europeans were living in energy poverty in 2019, a figure that is set to rise this year because of the coronavirus crisis and soaring energy prices, affecting the most vulnerable in society.

In this special report, EURACTIV looks at the drivers of energy poverty and the measures envisaged at the EU and national levels to prevent it from spreading further.

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