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Policies & Measures

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

The 'Social funds for energy management' finance energy renovation works for vulnerable households, such as insulation, central heating and efficient lighting. These funds are part of the regional action plans for housing for vulnerable households (PDALHPD), which include measures against energy...Read more

Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

Increasing the energy efficiency of Ireland's building stock is necessary to achieve Ireland's 2020 climate target. This measure supports this goald by providing municipalities with the financial and organisational support to renovate some of their oldest social housing buildings.Read more

This measure provides financial assistance to households to pay their energy bills through a social tariff. Since 2016, it is automatically awarded to households receiving certain social benefits and to low income households. For household to qualify, the electricity and natural gas consumption...Read more