Energy Poverty | Stories from Portugal

22/03/2017
Energy Poverty | Stories from Portugal
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Today, over 50 million Europeans are forced to live their lives in energy poverty. This means that they are not able to pay for the electricity and gas they need, which can have serious effects on their health and wellbeing.

22/03/2017

Today, over 50 million Europeans are forced to live their lives in energy poverty. This means that they are not able to pay for the electricity and gas they need, which can have serious effects on their health and wellbeing.

Clean and affordable energy is a basic right for every European citizen – no one should be left in the cold!

The European Commission has launched a plan for a European Energy Union which aims to ensure a sustainable, affordable and secure energy mix. We fully support this initiative, but at the same time we want to achieve more: the Energy Union has to be about social justice and ending energy poverty too.

Therefore, we have set out the key steps to end energy poverty – once and for all.

Read more on our campaign to end energy poverty: http://www.socialistsanddemocrats.eu/...