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Policies & Measures

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

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The Extra Help Unit helps vulnerable energy consumers, in particular in cases of disconnection. The Unit is based on statutory responsibilities under section 13 of the Consumer Estates and Redress (CEAR) Act 2007. The CEAR Act states that a person is vulnerable if it is not reasonable to expect...Read more

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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

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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

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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

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