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Policies & Measures

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

Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

The Better Housing scheme (called Grøn Boligkontrakt before) facilitates home-owners to implement energy efficiency measures through a 'one-stop shop' concept. Energy efficiency advisors from the private sector can get certified under the scheme, and the idea is that these certified advisors...Read more

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

TSOs and DSOs are required to realize a certain level of energy savings every year. They implement these obligations by providing subsidies to consumers for energy efficiency measures, such as building insulation or the replacement of oil-fired heating systems.Read more

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

The heating allowance for pensioners allows low-income pensioners to get heating related expenses reimbursed if the costs exceed a certain threshold. The heating allowance is differentiated between single households or couple households.Read more