• While emerging countries are the most affected by fuel poverty, it remains a major issue in developed economies. As the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy is calling for public projects to fight against fuel poverty, it is time to take a look at the current situation in developed countries in order to grasp what to do next.

    Improving access to energy efficiency for the poorest households to combat fuel poverty

    While emerging countries are the most affected by fuel poverty, it remains a major issue in developed economies. As the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy is calling for public projects to fight against fuel poverty, it is time to take a look at the current situation in developed countries in order to grasp what to do next.

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  • Tweet1 household in 7 in Europe is currently in or on the margins of fuel poverty. Scaling energy efficiency in developed countries has thus become crucial to overcome this issue...

    Infographics: Why is energy efficiency critical in fighting fuel poverty in developed economies?

    Tweet1 household in 7 in Europe is currently in or on the margins of fuel poverty. Scaling energy efficiency in developed countries has thus become crucial to overcome this issue...

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  • Applying the latest information and communication technologies to the energy sector will eventually improve energy efficiency and foster the transition towards smarter energy. This tech hybrid can take the form of energy monitoring and paves the way for a whole host of potential advances: optimized final user consumption, improved management of the grid through data processing, creation of smart neighbourhoods and cities... Empowering final users through bidirectional energy practices will improve the system’s overall efficiency. Such innovative solutions will benefit not only final users, but also grid operators, who will be able to fine-tune their grid oversight.

    Energy monitoring, cornerstone of energy efficiency

    Applying the latest information and communication technologies to the energy sector will eventually improve energy efficiency and foster the transition towards smarter energy. This tech hybrid can take the form of energy monitoring and paves the way for a whole host of potential advances: optimized final user consumption, improved management of the grid through data processing, creation of smart neighbourhoods and cities... Empowering final users through bidirectional energy practices will improve the system’s overall efficiency. Such innovative solutions will benefit not only final users, but also grid operators, who will be able to fine-tune their grid oversight.

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  • On February 17th, the Rexel Foundation, co-hosted a webinar on energy efficiency for energy access. Organized in partnership with the Clean Energy Solutions Center and the United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network, this session was focused on the importance of appliance efficiency in resource-constrained settings. Click here to read the report.

    In partnership with the United Nations Foundation, the Rexel Foundation hosts a webinar on energy efficiency for energy access

    On February 17th, the Rexel Foundation, co-hosted a webinar on energy efficiency for energy access. Organized in partnership with the Clean Energy Solutions Center and the United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network, this session was focused on the importance of appliance efficiency in resource-constrained settings. Click here to read the report.

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  • While today 1.1 billion people still lack access to electricity, the development of innovative solutions based on energy efficient electrical appliances offer considerable hope. In resource-constrained settings, energy efficiency becomes gradually the solution to meet the current challenges. Click here to read the Rexel Foundation's article : "Responding to the challenge of appliance energy efficiency in emerging countries".

    Overcoming the challenge of appliance energy efficiency in emerging countries

    While today 1.1 billion people still lack access to electricity, the development of innovative solutions based on energy efficient electrical appliances offer considerable hope. In resource-constrained settings, energy efficiency becomes gradually the solution to meet the current challenges. Click here to read the Rexel Foundation's article : "Responding to the challenge of appliance energy efficiency in emerging countries".

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