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Policies & Measures

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

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The Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme requires electricity and natural gas suppliers to achieve a certain amount of energy savings. They could do this by informing consumers on energy efficiency and promoting energy efficiency improvements.Read more

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Formerly called Heating subsidy, this income support programme has now been broadened and is called subsidy for expensive life (allocation vie chère). It is granted to low-income households and varies according to the composition of the household.Read more