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Policies & Measures

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

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Target housing situation

The Extra Help Unit helps vulnerable energy consumers, in particular in cases of disconnection. The Unit is based on statutory responsibilities under section 13 of the Consumer Estates and Redress (CEAR) Act 2007. The CEAR Act states that a person is vulnerable if it is not reasonable to expect...Read more

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

The Hungarian government provides favourable financial conditions on instruments (such as loans or savings accounts) to allow housing renovation, including insulation and the replacement of heating systems.Read more

This measure requires natural gas DSOs to connect tens of thousands of vulnerable and fuel poor households to the gas grid. Under the scheme, natural gas DSOs usually meet the full upfront cost of extending the gas grid for those who are eligible. They recover this cost over a 40 year period...Read more

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