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Policies & Measures

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

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This measure provides financial assistance to local governments to deliver energy efficiency programs targeted at energy-poor areas. This programme is related to the Home Energy Efficiency Programmes (HEEPS) with similar aims.Read more

The 'Social funds for energy management' finance energy renovation works for vulnerable households, such as insulation, central heating and efficient lighting. These funds are part of the regional action plans for housing for vulnerable households (PDALHPD), which include measures against energy...Read more

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Increasing the energy efficiency of Ireland's building stock is necessary to achieve Ireland's 2020 climate target. This measure supports this goald by providing municipalities with the financial and organisational support to renovate some of their oldest social housing buildings.Read more

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This measure provides financial support for investments in building insulation in family houses. The measure is part of the Program of energy renovation of family homes.Read more

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This measure seeks to assist with the renovation of apartment buildings by providing financial aid for energy audits and energy efficiency renovations. The plan focuses primarily on apartment buildings built before 1987. The measure is part of the Program of energy renovation of residential...Read more

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This measure provides landlords with financial support to improve the energy efficiency of rental housing. Part of the support is allocated to a rent reduction for the tenants.Read more

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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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