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Agreements on energy education and consultation for energy consumers
The "Agreements on energy education and consultation for energy consumers" requires energy suppliers to establish an agreement with the national government.
Better Energy Communities Scheme
The Better Energy Communities programme assists energy efficiency community projects through capital funding, partnerships, and technical support.
Better Energy Homes
The Better Energy Homes Scheme provides grants to homeowners to improve energy efficiency in their homes.
CCAS Emergency Financial Assistance
A household facing an energy debt can apply for exceptional financial support from the local social service. The financial assistance is implemented by the Centre communal d'action social (CCAS).
Clean Air programme
The national proramme Clean Air Programme provides financing to improve heating systems in households.
Climate Challenge Fund
This measure implemented by the Scottish Government funds community carbon-reduction projects, many of which address energy efficiency and energy poverty.
Code of Practice for Energy Suppliers
The Code of Practice for Energy Suppliers, implemented by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities, strengthens the rights of electricty and gas customers. Several rules on disconnecting customers' energy supply are included.
Cold Weather Payment
The programme provides financial assistance to certain households to cover their energy bills during cold weather in the winter period.
Debt Assignment Protocol
The process known as the Debt Assignment Protocol (DAP) implemented by Ofgem, is designed to help prepayment customers who are in debt to switch suppliers.
Disconnection protection Catalonia
This programme prohibits the disconnection of electricity, gas and water supply for vulnerable households as certified by local social services.