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Alleviating energy poverty: How to implement local actions - Extended EPAH course



The extended EPAH course addresses civil servants, technical staff, and practitioners with the aim of increasing knowledge and capacity on practical aspects of energy poverty mitigation and pushing local actions. 

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The course is structured into three comprehensive chapters following the EPAH methodology:

Module 1: How to diagnose energy poverty

  • Understand the complexity of energy poverty.
  • Involve relevant stakeholders.
  • Decide on necessary information based on indicators.
  • Collect data.
  • Process gathered information.
  • Define your energy poverty criteria.
  • Share the diagnosis.

Module 2: How to plan the appropriate response

  • Develop effective strategies and action plans.
  • Identify opportunities and barriers.
  • Consider policy, social, economic, and technological factors.
  • Prioritize actions.
  • Develop a local social climate plan.

Module 3: The implementation phase

  • Translate plans into tangible outcomes.
  • Ensure actions reach vulnerable consumers.
  • Address social aspects for a just transition.

  • Partners:
    Climate Alliance
    Aisfor
    Ecoserveis
    NOVA School of Science and Technology of NOVA University of Lisbon (FCT NOVA)
    Akaryon
  • Level:
    Intermediate
  • Expected commitment:
    16+
  • Topic:
    Energy efficiency
    Communities
    Behaviour
    Regulation
    Health