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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

This measure provided financial assistance to low-income owner-occupants that have bought a house that is of poor quality. The grant was given in the form of a 'rolling fund', whereby the home-owner would need to pay back the additional value of the house if it would be sold again.Read more

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Target housing situation

This measure prohibits the disconnection of electricity, gas and water supply for vulnerable households as certified by local social services. It also applies a precautionary principly according to which utility companies are obliged to check first with local services whether the consumer with...Read more

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

This measure gives additional safeguards against disconnection for vulnerable households, and prohibits disconnection of all households during the winter (October 1 - April 1). A household consumer is considered vulnerable if the termination of the transport or the supply of electricity or gas...Read more

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