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Policies & Measures

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

Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

Social services can provide financial aid for paying the electricity and gas bill of households, help to negotiate payments plans and support with improving building insulation and household appliances.Read more

Organisation type
Target housing situation

The Energiesnoeiers project provides free energy scans (plus follow-up checks), small energy-saving activities and placement of insulations in vulnerable households. The activities are carried out by lower educated and formerly long-term unemployed people who were specifically trained by the...Read more

The social tariff is a reduced tariff for electricity and natural gas aimed at certain categories of vulnerable consumers. The measure is funded through levies on electricity and gas. The energy regulator (CREG) calculates the social tariff every six months on the basis of the lowest available...Read more