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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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This measure limits the electricity bills for low-income households to a maximum of 4% of their income, or alternatively the total energy bills (including electricity, heat, oil, coal, wood, gas) to a maximum of 8% of their income.Read more

This measure provides certain households with an energy audit to advise on energy efficiency improvements, as well as some basic energy saving equipment (for example LED lights). Long-time unemployed persons are trained to give the advice. Households were also given the option to buy a new...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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