Op-Ed: Will the 2030 EU Energy Package protect the right to energy for all Europeans?

Op-ed originally published in Euractiv. The figures on energy poverty in Europe are sobering. Up to 125 million Europeans cannot adequately heat their homes. 80 million Europeans live in damp homes. Up to 100,000 excess winter deaths are directly linked to cold homes. Energy poverty impacts the most vulnerable populations first: the elderly, children, people …

Civil Society Organisations mobilise to defend the right to energy for all!

Last week European Civil Society organisations sent a letter to Members of the European Parliament calling on them to defend the right to energy. The letter, signed by anti-poverty associations, environmental NGOs and trade unions, pointed out that, in one of the richest regions in the world, nearly 125 millions citizens are living in energy …