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Policies & Measures

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

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation
Energy carrier

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

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

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