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Policies & Measures

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

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The Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme requires electricity suppliers to achieve a certain amount of energy savings. They should do this by informing consumers on energy efficiency and promoting energy efficiency improvements.Read more

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The Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme requires electricity and natural gas suppliers to achieve a certain amount of energy savings. They could do this by informing consumers on energy efficiency and promoting energy efficiency improvements.Read more

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Energy carrier

The Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme requires electricity and natural gas suppliers to achieve a certain amount of energy savings. The Minister may require a share of energy efficiency measures to be implemented as a priority in households affected by energy poverty.Read more

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The Safety Net is a pledge by the larger six suppliers to never knowingly disconnect a vulnerable customer. A customer is considered vulnerable if for reasons of age, health, disability or severe financial insecurity, they are unable to safeguard their personal welfare or the personal welfare of...Read more

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