The EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) ran online between 22-26 June 2020 under the theme: ‘Beyond the crisis: clean energy for green recovery and growth’, for which I had the honour to be an ambassador and a speaker in the Energy Poverty session.
The COVID-19 outbreak makes us face an unprecedented situation. Our consumption and social model needs to be reinvented. Governments seem to have decided not to add to the health crisis a social catastrophe that would leave too many people out in the cold. In this paper, I explore the first support measures for energy consumers set up in five countries: Italy, France, Belgium, Spain and the United Kingdom.
The European Commission is not lacking ambition in terms of sustainability. On 11 March 2020, the EC unveiled its plan for the circular economy. Let’s check what’s in for consumers.
This report highlights some key points of the presentations delivered on the first day and outcomes of the workshop on enforcement of energy rights I organised on behalf of the ESRC Just Energy team.
What you need to keep in mind about the European Green Deal in terms of social issues and addressing energy poverty
I have contributed to the new COST ENGAGER report on the current state of the art in energy poverty measurement, overviewing existing knowledge gaps and new approaches
The Florence School of Regulation interviewed Marine Cornelis, Executive Director of Next Energy Consumer, about her work focusing on putting citizens’ rights at the centre of the Energy Transition, the challenges of energy poverty and making sustainable development inclusive and fair.
The 11th Citizens’ Energy Forum embraced the issue of climate change and the role of young people, but overlooked energy poverty and practical solutions to engage the most vulnerable
Next Energy Consumer founder and executive director. Consultant & policy-shaker.