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Policies & Measures

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

The Flanders region provides zero-interest loans to certain vulnerable households to fund energy efficiency improvements in the home.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

The Flemish government organises free energy scans (which includes a simple building inspections and small energy-saving measures) for certain vulnerable households. The energy scans are not full energy audits, which are more thorough and require payment of an invoice.Read more

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Energy suppliers are obliged to monthly provide regional regulators with the tariffs applied. These tariffs are uploaded in a database enabling tariff comparison on the website of each regional regulator. The „dare to compare” campaign launched at federal level has provided visibility to these...Read more

The Flemish government provides grants for social insulation projects for rental apartments. The grants cover roof, wall and window insulation. The grants are facilitated by a project promotor that manages discussions between the tenants and the landlord, and submits the application to the...Read more

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This grant aims to help lower income households with making their house more energy efficient. The amount is limited to €1365 per household every five years.Read more

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