The first SocialWatt capacity building workshop on alleviating energy poverty took place virtually on the 28th of May 2020.
The workshop focused on how utilities, energy companies and social services can help alleviate energy poverty. Experts on energy poverty and representatives from utilities and academic institutions presented their experience and knowledge. The SocialWatt project, its objectives, target groups and key outputs were also presented.
The presentations are available to download below.
Energy poverty in Europe: The long journey to understand and mitigate energy poverty
Prof Stefan Bouzarovski (University of Manchester)
SocialWatt: Utilities designing and implementing innovative schemes to alleviate energy poverty
Andriana Stavrakaki (ICCS)
Getting a utility working with energy poor customers: Security Installation Project and Energy Volunteer Program
Ester Sevilla Garcia (NATURGY)
Innovative schemes implemented in France
Dominique Osso (EDF France)
Social services’ important role in alleviating energy poverty: The VERBUND-Strom Fonds in Austria
Maria-Elisabeth Bruckl (Caritas Austria)