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Policies & Measures

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

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A certain percentage of energy saving investments could be deducted from the income tax. This percentage used to be 40% with an absolute ceiling of a couple thousand euro's. However, from the 1st of January 2012, only expenses for roof isolation were covered by a tax deduction. In 2017, this tax...Read more

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This measure allows a deduction from the income tax of 30% for certain types of works linked energy efficiency and renewable energy. There is a cap set on the maximum amount of expenditure which can be deducted.Read more

The scheme offers householders a range of free, impartial advice and support to help them reduce their energy bills and, for those who are eligible, a package of free home energy efficiency improvements, such as a new boiler, central heating or insulation.Read more

The Warmth and Wellbeing Scheme aims to make homes warmer and healthier to live in. It does this by providing extensive energy efficiency upgrades to those in energy poverty who are living with chronic respiratory conditions.Read more

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