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Policies & Measures

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

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Households that have debts on their energy bills will be forwarded to the the supplier of last resort and prepayment electricity and gas meters are implemented, sometimes coupled with a power limiter for electricity (with a minimum guaranteed supply).Read more

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These plans aim to inform the public on energy efficiency and provide assistance with implementation. The plans are funded by the Regional Government and implemented by social services.Read more

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This grant is given to both social and private housing to cover costs for renovation of structural elements of the house, roof, outdoor parts and technical installations, including the heating system. Insulation is not covered under this measure.Read more

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Insufficient roof insulation in a building leads to 'penalty points', which can lead to the building being declared “unsuitable for habitation”. The amount of penalty points will increase until 2020.Read more

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