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Policies & Measures

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

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In ACHIEVE, long-term unemployed people, volunteers or students are mobilized and trained to develop a large-scale energy advice service towards low-income households facing difficulties with their energy bills.Read more

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The Better Housing scheme (called Grøn Boligkontrakt before) facilitates home-owners to implement energy efficiency measures through a 'one-stop shop' concept. Energy efficiency advisors from the private sector can get certified under the scheme, and the idea is that these certified advisors...Read more

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The Big Energy Saving Network is made up of local community groups and charities across Great Britain that can advise on energy saving in the home, switching energy suppliers, different energy tariffs and available government support to help the most vulnerable get warmer homes and lower fuel...Read more

This measure provides certain households with an energy audit to advise on energy efficiency improvements, as well as some basic energy saving equipment (for example LED lights). Long-time unemployed persons are trained to give the advice. Households were also given the option to buy a new...Read more

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The SMART-UP project encourages the active use of smart meters and in-home displays by vulnerable consumers to change their energy behaviour. Social workers and other frontline staff have been trained to advise and empower vulnerable households to become more energy efficient. The target is to...Read more

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