FRA60 Energy efficiency measures to tackle fuel poverty

There are different measures implemented in France to tackle fuel poverty. The law for energy transition and green growth (loi pour la Transition Energétique et la Croissance Verte – LTECV) voted in 2015 (n°2015-992) plans to refurbish 500,000 dwellings per year whose at least 50% occupied by low incomes households, to constraint “obliged parties” from the white certificates scheme to set up energy savings actions for people in fuel poverty situation (see below and HOU FRA 45), and to oblige the energy retailers to provide remote displays of energy consumption (gas and electricity) to low income households (see below and HOU FRA 70).

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