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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

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

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

The ELIH-Med project focused on identifying and experimenting on a large scale a set of practical and innovative technical options and financial mechanisms targeted to develop energy efficiency in low income housing.Read more

Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation
Energy carrier

The Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme requires electricity and natural gas suppliers to achieve a certain amount of energy savings. The Minister may require a share of energy efficiency measures to be implemented as a priority in households affected by energy poverty.Read more