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Policies & Measures

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

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This project contributed to energy poverty abatement at the practical and structural level by empowering energy poor households to take actions to save energy and change their habits, and by establishing energy poverty as an issue that demands structural solutions. In cooperation with social...Read more

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the European Commission and the Bulgarian Ministry of Energy have set up the REECL facility, in co-operation with Bulgarian commercial banks, to help Bulgarian households upgrade their houses and/or flats. The REECL facility provides loans...Read more

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This measure aims to catalyse sustainable energy behaviours among over 219,000 university students in seven countries to help them reduce their exposure to energy poverty.Read more

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This project tackles energy poverty by creating specialised services through energy advisors. Selected energy advisors are given training, so that they can provide vulnerable consumers with advice and guidance on household energy efficiency, including efficient behavioral changes. 750 vulnerable...Read more

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The TRIME project engaged social housing residents to empower and motivate them to save energy. The project centred on creating a model that recruits and trains tenants to be volunteer Energy Ambassadors who can provide energy saving advice to their friends and neighbours. Once the training is...Read more

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