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Smart Energy GB

Tags: NGOsSmart meters

Smart Energy GB is the voice of the smart meter rollout. We're independent of government, we're not an energy supplier and we don't fit smart meters. We're here to make sure everyone in Great Britain understands smart meters, the rollout and how to use their meters to get their gas and electricity under control.

Social innovation to tackle fuel poverty (Ashoka/Schneider Electric Foundation)

Tags: Social support

The Schneider Electric Foundation, under the aegis of the Fondation de France, and Ashoka, offers financial support to the most innovative social entrepreneurs in Europe in order to help entire communities to tackle fuel poverty and to move towards energy sustainability. The program aims to identify, engage, and support to scale-up 15-20 innovative organizations that offer creative and systems-changing solutions to tackle fuel poverty and promote energy sustainability in five European countries: Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain.

Support Network for Household Energy Saving (ASSIST)

Tags: Energy audits

This project tackles energy poverty by creating specialised services through energy advisors. Selected energy advisors are given training, so that they can provide vulnerable consumers with advice and guidance on household energy efficiency, including efficient behavioral changes. 750 vulnerable consumers per country in 6 countries will be addressed with specific actions to reduce their energy consumption and an additional 2,000 vulnerable consumers will be provided with specific energy efficiency advice through the ICT platform of the network.

The Rénovons Initiative

Tags: Climate change adaptationEnergy accessEnergy efficiencyEquity and justiceHousing qualityLandlord-tenant dilemmaLaw and legislationLow incomeNGOsThermal comfort

Rénovons! (let's renovate!), is a multistakeholder initiative, aiming to convince national and local decidors to commit to an ambitious energy renovation plan for the least efficient housing in order to reduce fuel poverty.

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