BRE has measured fuel poverty on behalf of the UK government since the 1990s. This publication discusses current and historical definitions of fuel poverty and shows how fuel poverty has been measured at national and local levels. It is aimed at housing associations, energy suppliers, policymakers, energy consultants and academics.
Table of Contents
1.2 What is Fuel Poverty?
1.3 A Timeline of the Development of Fuel Poverty
1.4 Fuel Poverty Now
2 Fuel Poverty Methodology
2.2 A Summary of How Fuel Poverty is Measured, and has Been Measured in the Past
2.3 Details of the Components of the Definitions
2.4 Data Sources
3 Fuel Poverty Trends
3.1 Timeline of Fuel Poverty in the UK
3.2 Who are the Fuel Poor?
3.3 Reasons for Changing Levels of Fuel Poverty
4 Fuel poverty at a Local Level
4.2 BRE Housing Stock Modelling Tools
5 Conclusions and the Future of Fuel Poverty Development
5.2 Fuel Poverty Measurement in the Future