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Policies & Measures

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

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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Target housing situation

The project (IEE/13/624) aims to help families with children save energy at home, acting on their electricity consumption behaviour and appliance-purchasing decisions through a comprehensive programme, including an energy audit tool and energy efficiency guide for households. Energy Help Desks...Read more

This measure provides financial assistance to households to cover housing costs. Costs for heating are calculated based on the temperature zone and the floor area of the house.Read more

The Priority Services Register (PSR) is a free service provided by suppliers and network operators to customers in need. Services include advance notices of planned power cuts, priority support in an emergency, and meter reading services. Suppliers are also prohibited from disconnecting...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