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Policies & Measures

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

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This project contributed to energy poverty abatement at the practical and structural level by empowering energy poor households to take actions to save energy and change their habits, and by establishing energy poverty as an issue that demands structural solutions. In cooperation with social...Read more

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This measure provides financial assistance to local governments to deliver energy efficiency programs targeted at energy-poor areas. This programme is related to the Home Energy Efficiency Programmes (HEEPS) with similar aims.Read more

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EDF and Secours catholique are partnering to raise awareness and support for vulnerable households. This entails capacity building of EDF staff and Secours Catholique members on energy savings and existing support measures, telephone advice for urgent questions, and tailored advice for...Read more

The 'Social funds for energy management' finance energy renovation works for vulnerable households, such as insulation, central heating and efficient lighting. These funds are part of the regional action plans for housing for vulnerable households (PDALHPD), which include measures against energy...Read more

A social tariff is to be introduced in 2018 in Bulgaria or later (already being delayed, it was originally planned for 2017) with the new mechanism for protection of vulnerable consumers.Read more

This measure implements a discount on the electricity bill for vulnerable households and also protects severely vulnerable households from disconnection. The recently approved Royal Decree 897/2017 substitutes the previous social tariff started in 2009 and sets new eligibility criteria.Read more

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