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Policies & Measures

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

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The Energy Best Deal is a campaign to make people aware of possible energy bill savings through switching energy suppliers, through bill support and through energy efficiency measures. Sessions are aimed at vulnerable households and also at frontline workers and volunteers who support these...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

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

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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

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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

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