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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

This projects supports low income houses by providing grants and tax credits for renovation measures increasing the efficiency measure of the building and for the replacement of the heating system with a renewable one. The grant covers up to 25 % of the costs and maximum tax credit per year is...Read more

Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation
Energy carrier

This measure provides investment support to vulnerable households to replace old solid fuel boilers with wood biomass boilers. The measure is focused on specific municipalities.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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