Teacher in charge: Prof.ssa Paola Valbonesi
Activity: The activities within this research project lead to investigate the following topics:
- Analysis of alternative definitions of energy poverty and measures of affordability of energy consumption.
- Study of the emergence of energy poverty in Italy from 1998 to 2012.
- Review of the public policies to support energy consumption of vulnerable consumers in the EU countries.
- Analysis of the design of energy benefits adopted in Italy: assessment of the appropriateness of the eligibility criteria by comparing the population targeted by the policy and the population actually facing affordability problems.