The European Commission has launched this project (service contract ENER/2015/B3/507-2) to develop a new European Energy Poverty Observatory (EPOV). The EPOV project is scheduled to last 40 months, and is being developed by a pan-European consortium of organisations, led by the University of Manchester.
The overarching aim of EPOV is to engender transformational change in the availability of information about the socio-economic extent of energy poverty in Europe, and measures to combat it. Via the following objectives, the EPOV will:
A number of exciting outputs and events are planned throughout the duration of the project (November 2017 - March 2020), and we are keen to engage the whole spectrum of stakeholders involved in work relating to energy poverty. It is anticipated that the EPOV will go live in late 2017, with the launch of a new interactive web portal at: www.energypoverty.eu