Project

ASSIST (Support Network for Household Energy Saving) is an European project funded by the European Commission under the H2020 programme. Its aim is to fight energy poverty by actively engaging consumers in the energy market, generating a positive change of behaviour in relation to energy consumption and to influence the design of energy poverty-oriented policies.

Addressing both energy and social issues, ASSIST intends to contribute to tackling the main barriers of the energy market (taking into account electricity and heating) faced by a specific segment of people: vulnerable consumers with special focus on energy poor.

ASSIST, started on the 1st of May 2017, foresees the development of several activities over a 3 year period in 6 European countries: Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Poland, Belgium and Finland.

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Description

In recent years, energy users have gained more rights with the transposition of relevant European energy legislation. There is nevertheless the rec

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Activities

Generation of in-depth knowledge. ASSIST will deliver first hand in-depth knowledge on energy poverty in Europe which will const

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Results

ASSIST will have a high strategic impact at National and European level. It will:

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