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Policies & Measures

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

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The Habiter Mieux programme aims to provide financial support to renovate dwellings of low income households to improve energy efficiency. It includes different types of grants and loans financed by different parts of the government, including the National Housing Agency (Anah), the General...Read more

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This measure requires energy suppliers to establish an agreement with the national government, where these suppliers commit to educate and advise households on energy efficiency measures.Read more

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Basic income support is provided to households to cover their necessary daily expenses. In addition to the basic part that covers things such as food and clothing, basic income support can also cover for housing costs including heating and electricity costs.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

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