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Policies & Measures

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

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Basic income support is provided to households to cover their necessary daily expenses. In addition to the basic part that covers things such as food and clothing, basic income support can also cover for housing costs including heating and electricity costs.Read more

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The EU is committed to tackling energy poverty by its roots and protecting vulnerable consumers, and made it a policy priority in the Clean energy for all Europeans package, adopted in 2019.

Significantly, a common definition on energy poverty was agreed for the first time in these new...Read more

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This projects supports low income houses by providing grants and tax credits for renovation measures increasing the efficiency measure of the building and for the replacement of the heating system with a renewable one. The grant covers up to 25 % of the costs and maximum tax credit per year is...Read more

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

This projects supports low income houses by providing grants and tax credits for renovation measures increasing the efficiency measure of the building and for the replacement of the heating system with a renewable one. The grant covers up to 25 % of the costs and maximum tax credit per year is...Read more

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This project tackles energy poverty by creating specialised services through energy advisors. Selected energy advisors are given training, so that they can provide vulnerable consumers with advice and guidance on household energy efficiency, including efficient behavioral changes. 750 vulnerable...Read more