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Policies & Measures

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

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

The Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme requires electricity and natural gas suppliers to achieve a certain amount of energy savings. They could do this by informing consumers on energy efficiency and promoting energy efficiency improvements.Read more

Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation
Energy carrier

The Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme requires electricity and natural gas suppliers to achieve a certain amount of energy savings. The Minister may require a share of energy efficiency measures to be implemented as a priority in households affected by energy poverty.Read more

Net metering is allowed for PV systems so that only the net electricity consumed from the grid needs to be paid. In addition, vulnerable households receive an extra financial aid to install a PV system of €900/kWp, with a maximum of €2700.Read more

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