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Policies & Measures

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

Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

The Better Housing scheme (called Grøn Boligkontrakt before) facilitates home-owners to implement energy efficiency measures through a 'one-stop shop' concept. Energy efficiency advisors from the private sector can get certified under the scheme, and the idea is that these certified advisors...Read more

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

This measure provided financial assistance to low-income owner-occupants that have bought a house that is of poor quality. The grant was given in the form of a 'rolling fund', whereby the home-owner would need to pay back the additional value of the house if it would be sold again.Read more

An Energy Café is a local community initiative providing energy advice and advocacy in a welcoming setting - often with tea and cake! People who attend Energy Cafés will receive tailored advice, information and support on a range of issues, including: how to effectively engage in the energy...Read more

Organisation type
Target housing situation

This measure funds improvements in the housing conditions of vulnerable households, including targets to increase energy efficiency levels to protect households against energy poverty. Beneficiary households can be reimbursed 100% of the costs of retrofitting measures up to 20,000 EUR.Read more

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