Energy for All: Lessons learned from the Energie voor Iedereen project taking place in the Netherlands.

In the Energie voor Iedereen (Energy for All) project, four pilots tested how residents with a limited budget who live in social housing or in their own homes can be involved in the energy transition. What are the opportunities and ways to involve them in the transition? This short interview with Madelon van Duren, research consultant at Het PON &…

Inspiration session: Engaging stakeholders in the Netherlands

In March 2021 the first stakeholder meeting within the EnergyMeasures project took place online, counting 32 participants from various sectors. The aim was to bring participants working at housing corporations, municipalities and other authorities and energy coaches into contact with each other to enable a first exchange regarding the issue at stake – energy poverty…

Tips & tricks for saving energy and reducing your energy consumption bills

Energy efficiency means using less amount of energy, reducing your home’s energy waste and saving money. To effectively increase energy efficiency involves diverse but simple approaches. But in particular, energy saving measures require the process of creating awareness. Hence, energy efficiency involves people becoming aware of how energy is used, where it is being wasted…

“The outcomes will be more money in households, warmer homes, greater energy efficiency and reduction in emissions.”

Stornoway Harbour. The capital of the Outer Hebrides. (Stephen Branley / Stornoway Harbour / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Donna Young and Charlie Healey of Tighean Innse Gall explain how their organization utilizes the EnergyMeasures project to tackle energy poverty in Scotlands most remote islands. More than half of the 14 inhabited islands on the far west of Scotland, with their many rural townships on the Atlantic coast, spend more than 10 % on…

New project to support energy vulnerable households

Energy poverty is a significant issue impacting households across Europe who are unable to adequately heat (or cool) their homes. The problem is caused by combination of high energy prices, low household incomes, inefficient buildings and appliances, and specific household energy needs. A new three-year project called EnergyMeasures: ‘Tailored measures supporting energy vulnerable households’ aims…