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Policies & Measures

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

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EDF and Secours catholique are partnering to raise awareness and support for vulnerable households. This entails capacity building of EDF staff and Secours Catholique members on energy savings and existing support measures, telephone advice for urgent questions, and tailored advice for...Read more

The 'Social funds for energy management' finance energy renovation works for vulnerable households, such as insulation, central heating and efficient lighting. These funds are part of the regional action plans for housing for vulnerable households (PDALHPD), which include measures against energy...Read more

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This measure allows a deduction from the income tax of 30% for certain types of works linked energy efficiency and renewable energy. There is a cap set on the maximum amount of expenditure which can be deducted.Read more

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The TRIME project engaged social housing residents to empower and motivate them to save energy. The project centred on creating a model that recruits and trains tenants to be volunteer Energy Ambassadors who can provide energy saving advice to their friends and neighbours. Once the training is...Read more

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This measure puts obligations on energy suppliers that require them to promote energy efficiency measures, including specific obligations to support energy poor households. Based on this obligation different energy poverty programs are financed, such as the Habiter Mieux and SLIME programmes....Read more

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