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Policies & Measures

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

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This measure aimed to achieve energy savings for low income households by providing them with a package of energy saving material (e.g. efficient light bulbs) in combination with advice on how to save energy.Read more

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This policy gives financial assistance to households for energy efficiency renovations. An income threshold is used for eligibility, but this is set quite high so 45% of French households are eligible. There are different lump sums used for specific equipment, for example for efficient boilers...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

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The Safety Net is a pledge by the larger six suppliers to never knowingly disconnect a vulnerable customer. A customer is considered vulnerable if for reasons of age, health, disability or severe financial insecurity, they are unable to safeguard their personal welfare or the personal welfare of...Read more

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