Right to Energy Forum in Brussels – June 19-20

To take on climate change and social injustice, we need a strong European movement demanding and creating energy solutions for all. This forum will be an opportunity to meet activists, trade unionists, campaigners, and people from all over Europe who work on energy poverty, energy democracy, community energy, and a socially-fair energy transition, in a …

Our energy system isn’t working. Let’s fix it!

50 million Europeans cannot afford to keep their homes warm in the winter 100 million Europeans cannot keep their homes cool in the summer 7 million Europeans receive disconnection notices every year Our energy system is wasteful, polluting and unfair. Due to high costs, low incomes and low-quality homes, millions of Europeans cannot adequately heat …

New report: Majority of EU countries unable to keep citizens warm this winter

New research puts forth a first-of-its-kind EU index on energy poverty, revealing a majority of EU countries have significant levels of energy poverty and are unable to keep their citizens warm this winter. Energy poverty is especially prevalent in south and east of Europe. Bulgaria outstrips other countries for prevalence of four key indicators - …

Will the EU electricity market protect Europeans from disconnection?

The EU has recognised access to energy as a human right. But whether it will enforce a  disconnection safeguard remains to be seen, writes Guillaume Derivaux. Guillaume Durivaux is Policy Officer for the Utilities sector at EPSU, the European Federation of Public Service Unions. This opinion piece was originally published in Euractiv Fifteen years after …