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Warm Up New Zealand: Healthy Homes

National project
Warm Up New Zealand was a government-subsidized residential energy efficiency and clean energy program, addressing respiratory illnesses and winter mortality rates. The Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority (EECA) collaborated with home insulation companies, regional councils, energy trusts, and other partners to provide low-income households with grants covering 60% of the cost of insulation.





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Warm Up New Zealand: Healthy Homes Rental programme

National project
Warm Up New Zealand is a government-subsidized residential energy efficiency and clean energy program, addressing respiratory illnesses and winter mortality rates. The Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority (EECA) collaborated with home insulation companies, regional councils, energy trusts, and other partners to provide low-income households with grants covering 60% of the cost of insulation.





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Warmer Kiwi Homes

National project
Warmer Kiwi Homes was a four-year Government programme offering grants covering two-thirds of the cost of ceiling and underfloor insulation.





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Healthy Homes Initiative

National project
The Healthy Homes Initiative programme managers at the Ministry of Health are helped by other government agencies, or middle actors in the community to identify eligible families, with the aim to carry out a comprehensive housing assessment by certified Home Energy Performance Advisors, and devise individualised action plans to help create warmer, drier, healthier homes.





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EnergyMate

National project
EnergyMate is all about helping ahānau get the most out of their electricity. For some, that’s a reduced power bill, for others, it’s a warmer, drier, healthier home. EnergyMate is delivered through in-home coaching and community hui by EnergyMate coaches. All EnergyMate coaches are community-based financial mentors who are trained through an energy hardship training module to equip them to provide education and support. Following the success of the initial pilot in 2019, EnergyMate is operating in 13 locations across Aotearoa, and to date has supported almost 1,000 households with energy advice and targeted support.





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Energy Hardship Expert Panel

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The Energy Hardship Expert Panel brings together 5 leaders from a range of backgrounds who collectively hold key insights, connections and experience working directly with households living in or at risk of energy hardship. The objective of the panel is to recommend to government, policy priorities and actions to alleviate energy hardship and provide impartial evidence-based expert advice. The Panel’s work programme will in part, be drawn from the Electricity Price Review’s findings and the government’s response to its recommendations.





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Electricity Price Review

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The Minister of Energy and Resources commissioned an independent panel of experts to lead the review. Panel members were appointed by the Minister in April 2018. The review was completed in two phases. The first phase focused on determining facts and building evidence of problems in the sector. The second phase focused on developing possible improvements to those problems.





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TORREBLANCA ILUMINA - Energy and educational community in a vulnerable area

National project
In the POWERTY pilot, a collective photovoltaic installation was carried out on the roof of public schools to share most of the energy generated with families in a situation of energy poverty in the neighborhood. All this accompanied by legal, social and technical assistance.





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Wilmcote House EnerPHiT

National project
The Wilmcote House EnerPHiT project was a renovation project in which an old residential building was retrofitted and its lifespan was increased by 40 years after the city council had decided against taking the building down. Comprehensive retrofit of the entire building using Passivhaus technology for all measures including insulation, improvements in airtightness, roof replacement, installation of triple glazed windows, extension of the living areas, more efficient heating and hot water systems, adjustment of the ventilation with heat recovery system.





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Valencia Energy Office

National project
The Valencia city council, through the Valencia Climate and Energy foundation, has launched the first Energy Office in the city. The Energy Office aims to operate as a one-stop-shop to assess, inform and give support to the citizens in terms of energy efficiency, renewable energy, energy poverty and energy transition.





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