News Digest Item
04 Jan 2017

“Energy poverty – simply switch off”

Süddeutsche Zeitung

Consumer organisations, social associations and local utilities cooperate to counteract energy poverty, writes Lukas Zdrzalek in Süddeutsche Zeitung. The electricity suppliers help finance so-called energy saving consultants, provided by the associations, which are sent to citizens that have issues paying their power bill. The consumers learn how to save energy, or plan their monthly budgets. “Local utilities help finance this work, because regularly-paid bills are in their interest,” writes Zdrzalek.

Read the article in German here.

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