They say there’s a light at the end of the tunnel, but it seems like we pay more for it than anyone else. Energy prices have skyrocketed despite stagnant sueldos. De fet, many Barcelonins have less disposable income than pre-crisis. Meanwhile, few of us live in energy-efficient environs with double glazing and A+ -rated modcons. And our drafty old flats usually come with grumbling fridges, shotty placas and, if we’re lucky, a cheap heating unit. Burn a tenner warming your apartment for a weekend or wrap yourself in four blankets? An ever-growing number of people don’t have that choice. Endesa has made it for them. Xavier Serrano tells us their story of empowerment.

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