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Energy Burdens in Philadelphia

This artifact is apart of the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy's 2020 report on residential energy burdens in 25 metro areas. According to ACEE, "a high energy burden is considered to be above 6%, and a severe energy burden above 10%". 

A quarter of low-income households...Read more

ENERGY SAFETY NETS: USING SOCIAL ASSISTANCE MECHANISMS TO CLOSE AFFORDABILITY GAPS FOR THE POOR

This report was published by an international NGO called Sustainable Energy For All. This NGO  was established in response to the Sustainable Development Goal 7 laid out by the Paris Agreement for universal access to sustainable energy by 2030. This report addressed matters of energy...Read more

INDIA 2020 ENERGY POLICY REVIEW

This is the first in-depth review of India’s energy policies by IEA which examines the country’s achievements in developing its energy sector as well as the challenges it faces in ensuring a sustainable energy future. This report details an impressive track record of expanding access to...Read more

Living without power: Health impacts of utility shutoffs in California

This report by TURN discusses all of the impacts created by the problematic policy of shutting utilities off for residential customers. Beyond a discussion on health impacts, the report also considers the already precarious conditions of the communities that experience the highest rates of...Read more

H&M - Closing Doors to Open Savings

The case study attached is focused on the implementation of the Closed-Door Store Policy for the retailer H&M. As a fast-fashion retailer with sustainability goals, one major area of potential improvement revolved around energy savings at brick and mortar stores. In this case study,...Read more

How COVID-19 is changing the world of beauty

This report by McKinsey & Company was created on the basis of their previous global consumer survey. The report outlines how the beauty industry has been known for its resiliency during crises. However, there have been shifts in trends across the globe concerning what the future of beauty...Read more

A global view of how consumer behavior is changing amid COVID-19

This article by McKinsey & Company is useful in engaging insight for global consumer/demand. Much like we can see in Energy Fables consumer products and services are deeply connected with income, vulnerability, comfort, and capitalism. By engaging with this report, we see the change in...Read more

IEA Report: COVID-19 Impacts on Electricity

Like many other sectors of our life and our economies, COVID-19 has reshaped existing infrastructures, interactions, and services. Energy usage is among the sectors witnessing impacts in demand fluctuations and shift in sources. The IEA traced energy usage between the months of May 2020 and...Read more

Charting a Path for a New Energy Future for Sebastopol

How do we create an adequate action plan to ensure our sustainability during times of crisis? The city of Sebastopol, California created an energy plan that any city would be smart to follow. This report was created back in 2007, but it is still relevant today and evenmore so now during this...Read more

Utility Shutoffs and The COVID-19 Pandemic

The report here shown details the utility affordability crisis that exists in the United States, with statistics on customers most affected and the degree to which low-income households face utility in-affordability. The crisis documented in the...Read more

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