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Policies & Measures

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

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The Better Housing scheme (called Grøn Boligkontrakt before) facilitates home-owners to implement energy efficiency measures through a 'one-stop shop' concept. Energy efficiency advisors from the private sector can get certified under the scheme, and the idea is that these certified advisors...Read more

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The Big Energy Saving Network is made up of local community groups and charities across Great Britain that can advise on energy saving in the home, switching energy suppliers, different energy tariffs and available government support to help the most vulnerable get warmer homes and lower fuel...Read more

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The Energy Regulatory in the Czech Republic provides links to tools that allow for comparison of energy prices offered from different suppliers.Read more

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This measure limits the electricity bills for low-income households to a maximum of 4% of their income, or alternatively the total energy bills (including electricity, heat, oil, coal, wood, gas) to a maximum of 8% of their income.Read more

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

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