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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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The Big Energy Saving Network is made up of local community groups and charities across Great Britain that can advise on energy saving in the home, switching energy suppliers, different energy tariffs and available government support to help the most vulnerable get warmer homes and lower fuel...Read more

The measure provides financial assistance to certain households to cover their energy bills during cold weather in the winter period (November 1 - March 31). Cold weather is defined as a period when the average temperature has been recorded as, or is forecast to be, 0 degrees Celsius or below...Read more

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This programme aimed at bringing affordable energy and improvement to the lives of residents through an innovative community action framework, equipping them with the key tools and guidance needed to sustainably and collaboratively tackle fuel poverty.Read more

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The SMART-UP project encourages the active use of smart meters and in-home displays by vulnerable consumers to change their energy behaviour. Social workers and other frontline staff have been trained to advise and empower vulnerable households to become more energy efficient. The target is to...Read more

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