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Policies & Measures

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

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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

Net metering is allowed for PV systems so that only the net electricity consumed from the grid needs to be paid. In addition, vulnerable households receive an extra financial aid to install a PV system of €900/kWp, with a maximum of €2700.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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This measure introduced a reduced VAT (5%) on the renovation and repair of private dwellings. In addition, materials whose value is less than the value of the provision of services are subject to reduced VAT (5%).Read more

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This measure aims to catalyse sustainable energy behaviours among over 219,000 university students in seven countries to help them reduce their exposure to energy poverty.Read more