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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 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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The project "Energy-Check for Low Income Households" (EC-LINC) established tailored information and consultation approaches to assist low income households in saving energy and water at home. No- and low-cost measures have been combined within an advice service that is especially designed to...Read more

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The ELIH-Med project focused on identifying and experimenting on a large scale a set of practical and innovative technical options and financial mechanisms targeted to develop energy efficiency in low income housing.Read more

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EnerSHIFT (H2020 694816) aims at launching 14,59 million € of energy investments with the retrofitting of around 43 social housing buildings throughout the 4 provinces of Liguria. The scope of social housing in Italy is quite narrow and addresses the most vulnerable part of the population....Read more

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The project (IEE/13/624) aims to help families with children save energy at home, acting on their electricity consumption behaviour and appliance-purchasing decisions through a comprehensive programme, including an energy audit tool and energy efficiency guide for households. Energy Help Desks...Read more

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The aim of the project FinSH was to develop relevant support schemes to address financial and social barriers to access to energy efficiency retrofitting in social housing. It contributed to the reduction of fuel poverty and to the increase of energy saving in social housing in Europe.Read more

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inBETWEEN simultaneously assists users to identify energy waste, learn how they can conserve energy and motivate them to act. The inBetween solution will help users integrate their building’s connected devices and systems with advanced energy analytics and optimisation services to create a...Read more

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This project targets the energy retrofit of private and public dwellings in the social housing sector of two regions of Emilia-Romagna by establishing an innovative financing approach, which applies an energy performance contracting (EPC) model combined with a new "green lease" concept based on...Read more

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This project contributed to energy poverty abatement at the practical and structural level by empowering energy poor households to take actions to save energy and change their habits, and by establishing energy poverty as an issue that demands structural solutions. In cooperation with social...Read more

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