Disabled people risk being left in the cold in a sustainable energy future

05/01/2022

Photo: wind turbines on a field; Copyright: PantherMedia / Jens Ickler

The evaluation of consumption data from 19 countries in the EU by researchers showed that people with disabilities use less energy. But it is not necessarily through choice. These findings show the need to include the energy poor, in all their diversity, in energy transition planning.