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Policies & Measures

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

Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

This measure puts obligations on energy suppliers that require them to promote energy efficiency measures, including specific obligations to support energy poor households. Based on this obligation different energy poverty programs are financed, such as the Habiter Mieux and SLIME programmes.Read more

The scheme offers householders a range of free, impartial advice and support to help them reduce their energy bills and, for those who are eligible, a package of free home energy efficiency improvements, such as a new boiler, central heating or insulation.Read more

Organisation type
Target socioeconomic group
Target housing situation

A certain percentage of energy saving investments could be deducted from the income tax. This percentage used to be 40% with an absolute ceiling of a couple thousand euro's. However, from the 1st of January 2012, only expenses for roof isolation were covered by a tax deduction. In 2017, this tax...Read more

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