Energy vulnerability trends and factors in Hungary

  • Stefan Bouzarovski
  • Sergio-Tirado Herrero
  • Saska Petrova
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Zusammenfassung

Academics and policy-makers alike are becoming increasingly interested in the wider societal implications of situations where a lack of domestic ‘energy services’ is systemic and pervasive. Energy services are commonly understood as the ‘benefits that energy carriers produce for human well being’ (Modi et al., 2005, page 9). Social science research in this domain has commonly taken place under the auspices of research on ‘fuel’ or ‘energy’ poverty: conditions characterized by the inability of a household to secure a socially- and materially-necessitated level of energy services in the home (Bouzarovski, 2013).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefan Bouzarovski
    • 1
  • Sergio-Tirado Herrero
    • 2
  • Saska Petrova
    • 1
  1. 1.Director of the Centre for Urban Energy and ResilienceUniverstität Manchester / School of Environment, Education and DevelopmentManchesterGroßbritannien
  2. 2.RMIT EuropeBarcelonaSpanien

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