Our recently published study estimated that about 1 in 8 Michigan households fall into an energy efficiency funding coverage gap. Access to upfront capital remains a primary barrier to many households making energy efficiency improvements to their homes. While government-funded programs, such as the Department of Energy's Weatherization Assistance Program, exist for low-income households (typically … Continue reading Study finds an energy efficiency funding coverage gap exists in Michigan
Shu Wu, doctoral student at Zhejiang University, has joined the Urban Energy Justice Lab as a visiting scholar.
U-M FACULTY AND EXTERNAL PARTNERS TACKLE POVERTY IN MICHIGAN AND BEYOND (Reposted from U-M Poverty Solutions, September 17, 2017) Eliminating the path to energy poverty Just as with property taxes, energy bills often require low-income families to make decisions about whether to pay for food and other basic needs, or keep the lights on and water … Continue reading Urban Energy Justice Lab Studies Equity in State Energy Efficiency Policies with U-M Poverty Solutions Grant
Doctoral candidate Dominic Bednar discusses his research on energy poverty.
Tedd Moya Mose, doctoral student at Queen Mary University of London, has joined the Urban Energy Justice Lab as a visiting graduate student.