COVID Energy Map

  • Marlies Hesselman (Creator)
  • Anaïs Varo (Creator)
  • Rachel Guyet (Creator)
  • Harriet Thomson (Creator)



The COVID Energy Map is the most comprehensive international evidence-based database of emergency measures taken to dateto support household access to energy services and alleviate energy poverty throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic. The map so far includes 360+ global measures, undertaken by governments, regulators, utilities and energy companies in 110+ countries to ensure continuous and affordable energy supplies for households during the COVID-19. The map is created on a Google Map platform and can be used by researchers and policy-makers alike to study and compare responses to COVID-19.
Date made availableMay-2020
PublisherUniversity of Groningen
Temporal coverage1-Mar-2020 - 2021
Date of data productionApr-2020 - 2021
Geographical coverageGlobal

Keywords on Datasets

  • energy poverty
  • energy access
  • energy policy
  • energy regulation
  • SDG 7.1
  • right to energy

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