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Policies & Measures

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

Energy suppliers are required to support the delivery of energy efficiency measures amongst low income and vulnerable households.Read more

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The Energiesnoeiers project provides free energy scans (plus follow-up checks), small energy-saving activities and placement of insulations in vulnerable households. The activities are carried out by lower educated and formerly long-term unemployed people who were specifically trained by the...Read more

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Energy suppliers are obliged to monthly provide regional regulators with the tariffs applied. These tariffs are uploaded in a database enabling tariff comparison on the website of each regional regulator. The „dare to compare” campaign launched at federal level has provided visibility to these...Read more

The Flemish government provides grants for social insulation projects for rental apartments. The grants cover roof, wall and window insulation. The grants are facilitated by a project promotor that manages discussions between the tenants and the landlord, and submits the application to the...Read more

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SLIME is a programme for low-income households that aims to coordinate actions against energy poverty on a local level. It aims to facilitate the identification of vulnerable households, financially support these households and coordinate between involved organisations.Read more

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