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Policies & Measures

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

This measure provides certain households with an energy audit to advise on energy efficiency improvements, as well as some basic energy saving equipment (for example LED lights). Long-time unemployed persons are trained to give the advice. Households were also given the option to buy a new...Read more

The measure provides financial assistance to certain households to cover their energy bills during cold weather in the winter period (November 1 - March 31). Cold weather is defined as a period when the average temperature has been recorded as, or is forecast to be, 0 degrees Celsius or below...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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The heating allowance for pensioners allows low-income pensioners to get heating related expenses reimbursed if the costs exceed a certain threshold. The heating allowance is differentiated between single households or couple households.Read more