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Policies & Measures

This section contains information about policies and measures addressing energy poverty.

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This measure provides households with energy audits to improve energy efficiency, as well as support with the replacement of household appliances. The measure also provides energy bill support for urgent situations.Read more

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The Energy Best Deal is a campaign to make people aware of possible energy bill savings through switching energy suppliers, through bill support and through energy efficiency measures. Sessions are aimed at vulnerable households and also at frontline workers and volunteers who support these...Read more

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TSOs and DSOs are required to realize a certain level of energy savings every year. They implement these obligations by providing subsidies to consumers for energy efficiency measures, such as building insulation or the replacement of oil-fired heating systems.Read more

This measure requires natural gas DSOs to connect tens of thousands of vulnerable and fuel poor households to the gas grid. Under the scheme, natural gas DSOs usually meet the full upfront cost of extending the gas grid for those who are eligible. They recover this cost over a 40 year period...Read more

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