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Policies & Measures

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

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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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The Hungarian government provides favourable financial conditions on instruments (such as loans or savings accounts) to allow housing renovation, including insulation and the replacement of heating systems.Read more

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Disabled consumers may not be disconnected from supply in case of late payment or non-payment. They also receive additional assistance by allowing the measurement and payment of the bill to happen at the place of use, as well as the possibility to receive additional information on the bill.Read more

Vulnerable consumers receive some protection against disconnection. First, they can request to delay payment on their electricity bills or to pay in installments. Second, they can choose to get a prepayment meter installed.Read more