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Policies & Measures

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

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This measure provided low-income households with an energy audit to improve their energy efficiency. Also households were provided with a sum of money to spend on energy efficient appliances.Read more

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This measure aimed to achieve energy savings for low income households by providing them with a package of energy saving material (e.g. efficient light bulbs) in combination with advice on how to save energy.Read more

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Formerly called Heating subsidy, this income support programme has now been broadened and is called subsidy for expensive life (allocation vie chère). It is granted to low-income households and varies according to the composition of the household.Read more

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Households were provided with advice on energy use in order to improve energy efficiency. Certain households were also provided with energy-efficient lighting and refrigerators.Read more

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The ELIH-Med project focused on identifying and experimenting on a large scale a set of practical and innovative technical options and financial mechanisms targeted to develop energy efficiency in low income housing.Read more

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The project "Energy-Check for Low Income Households" (EC-LINC) established tailored information and consultation approaches to assist low income households in saving energy and water at home. No- and low-cost measures have been combined within an advice service that is especially designed to...Read more

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Basic income support is provided to households to cover their necessary daily expenses. In addition to the basic part that covers things such as food and clothing, basic income support can also cover for housing costs including heating and electricity costs.Read more

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