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Policies & Measures

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

Vulnerable consumers receive some protection against disconnection. First, they can request to delay payment on their electricity bills or to pay in installments. Second, they can choose to get a prepayment meter installed.Read more

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Target housing situation

This measure funds improvements in the housing conditions of vulnerable households, including targets to increase energy efficiency levels to protect households against energy poverty. Beneficiary households can be reimbursed 100% of the costs of retrofitting measures up to 20,000 EUR.Read more

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Target housing situation

Vulnerable customors that recieve the social tariff for electricity also recieve the social bonus for heating. The amount of the bonus depends on the vulnerabilty level of the household and the climate zone the household lives in. In 2019, the the bonus for highly vulnerable households ranged...Read more

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Target housing situation
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This measure provides investment support to vulnerable households to replace old solid fuel boilers with wood biomass boilers. The measure is focused on specific municipalities.Read more

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