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Policies & Measures

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

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A certain percentage of energy saving investments could be deducted from the income tax. This percentage used to be 40% with an absolute ceiling of a couple thousand euro's. However, from the 1st of January 2012, only expenses for roof isolation were covered by a tax deduction. In 2017, this tax...Read more

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This measure allows a deduction from the income tax of 30% for certain types of works linked energy efficiency and renewable energy. There is a cap set on the maximum amount of expenditure which can be deducted.Read more

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The TRIME project engaged social housing residents to empower and motivate them to save energy. The project centred on creating a model that recruits and trains tenants to be volunteer Energy Ambassadors who can provide energy saving advice to their friends and neighbours. Once the training is...Read more

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