Is energy poverty only one of the symptoms of poverty or is it a kind of poverty all in its own? And, if it is a specific phenomena, how do we define it and how do we even measure it? These are the questions that have been puzzling policy makers. As the energy poverty topic is slowly making it higher in the EU agenda, it is also highlighting the current poverty gap present in EU member states and the different level of progress in dealing with the problem. However, while experts try to find a compromise, people around Europe still struggle to keep their houses warm.