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Policies & Measures

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

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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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This programme aimed at bringing affordable energy and improvement to the lives of residents through an innovative community action framework, equipping them with the key tools and guidance needed to sustainably and collaboratively tackle fuel poverty.Read more

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This measure provides households with energy audits to improve energy efficiency, as well as support with the replacement of household appliances. The measure also provides energy bill support for urgent situations.Read more

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This measure aims to assist households by providing short-term financial support for energy bills as well as energy advice through a voluntary advisor. Also some small materials to improve energy efficiency are provided.Read more

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The Energy Best Deal is a campaign to make people aware of possible energy bill savings through switching energy suppliers, through bill support and through energy efficiency measures. Sessions are aimed at vulnerable households and also at frontline workers and volunteers who support these...Read more

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The Energiesnoeiers project provides free energy scans (plus follow-up checks), small energy-saving activities and placement of insulations in vulnerable households. The activities are carried out by lower educated and formerly long-term unemployed people who were specifically trained by the...Read more

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