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10% of Spanish households suffer from energy poverty

The Corner | May 28, 2014 | The energy poverty index tripled in Spain from 2007 to 2013. Despite the country’s better macro outlook, one in ten households are currently struggling to heat themselves in the winter, do not own a TV set or simply cannot pay their bills, according to a report. Spain is the 4th EU country with higher electricity prices, says Eurostat.