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Policies & Measures

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

An Energy Café is a local community initiative providing energy advice and advocacy in a welcoming setting - often with tea and cake! People who attend Energy Cafés will receive tailored advice, information and support on a range of issues, including: how to effectively engage in the energy...Read more

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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

Energy suppliers are required to support the delivery of energy efficiency measures amongst low income and vulnerable households.Read more

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This measure provided low-income households with an energy audit to improve their energy efficiency. Also households were provided with a sum of money to spend on energy efficient appliances.Read more

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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

The Flanders region provides zero-interest loans to certain vulnerable households to fund energy efficiency improvements in the home.Read more

Net metering is allowed for PV systems so that only the net electricity consumed from the grid needs to be paid. In addition, vulnerable households receive an extra financial aid to install a PV system of €900/kWp, with a maximum of €2700.Read more

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