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Policies & Measures

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

The social tariff is a reduced tariff for electricity and natural gas aimed at certain categories of vulnerable consumers. The measure is funded through levies on electricity and gas. The energy regulator (CREG) calculates the social tariff every six months on the basis of the lowest available...Read more

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This project tackles energy poverty by creating specialised services through energy advisors. Selected energy advisors are given training, so that they can provide vulnerable consumers with advice and guidance on household energy efficiency, including efficient behavioral changes. 750 vulnerable...Read more

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This measure aimed to establish ongoing engagement with households that do not normally participate in neighbourhood groups or existing structure. Through this engagement, households were pointed to suppliers that offered a special tariff for low incomes.Read more

The scheme offers householders a range of free, impartial advice and support to help them reduce their energy bills and, for those who are eligible, a package of free home energy efficiency improvements, such as a new boiler, central heating or insulation.Read more

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