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Policies & Measures

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

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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

This measure requires natural gas DSOs to connect tens of thousands of vulnerable and fuel poor households to the gas grid. Under the scheme, natural gas DSOs usually meet the full upfront cost of extending the gas grid for those who are eligible. They recover this cost over a 40 year period...Read more

Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

Energy suppliers are obliged to monthly provide regional regulators with the tariffs applied. These tariffs are uploaded in a database enabling tariff comparison on the website of each regional regulator. The „dare to compare” campaign launched at federal level has provided visibility to these...Read more

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