The poorest Slovenians for energy consumption spend 18% of the household budget

The poorest Slovenians for energy consumption spend 18% of the household budget

Slovenia from the Environment Fund for the poor gives low energy light bulbs, seals for windows and etc.

In Slovenia, more and more energy-poor citizens, it said in a thematic conference that is in Ljubljana last week organized by the association Focus. In 2015, the poorest Slovenian households have 18% of their household budget spent on energy, and the Ministry of Infrastructure claim that the reason for the poor insulation of homes. The new financial program 2014th to 2020th in the operational program of the European cohesion policy is intended for five million euros to subsidize energy efficiency in 500 households with low incomes.

Energy-poor households often have other social problems and often are somehow excluded from society is a multidisciplinary problem in the resolution of which must involve other ministries, such as Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, as well as centers for social work. A good example is the prominent Czech Republic, which in 2014 invested 150 million euros from the budget in the energy reconstruction of private houses, and thus improve the living conditions of citizens and also generated some climate goals.

In Slovenia several projects working to combat energy poverty. Energy tips are obtained through a network of energy offices ENSVET and the Ministry of Infrastructure has launched a project through AERO derived from the 300 visits energy poor households who receive free Aerator for faucets, low-energy light bulbs, seals for windows with a total value of up to 50 euros. The funds come from the Environment Fund, which normally stimulates energy renovation of buildings.

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