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Policies & Measures

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

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

The aim of the project FinSH was to develop relevant support schemes to address financial and social barriers to access to energy efficiency retrofitting in social housing. It contributed to the reduction of fuel poverty and to the increase of energy saving in social housing in Europe.Read more

Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation
Energy carrier

This measure provides investment support to vulnerable households to replace old solid fuel boilers with wood biomass boilers. The measure is focused on specific municipalities.Read more

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

The Hungarian government provides favourable financial conditions on instruments (such as loans or savings accounts) to allow housing renovation, including insulation and the replacement of heating systems.Read more

The Flemish government organises free energy scans (which includes a simple building inspections and small energy-saving measures) for certain vulnerable households. The energy scans are not full energy audits, which are more thorough and require payment of an invoice.Read more

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