Energy Poverty and Energy Communities' status
Bulgaria faces the most significant challenges within the EU-28 on energy poverty, with 47% of the total population being unable to maintain adequate thermal comfort in their households. The national policy instruments for combating energy poverty are implemented at local level by municipalities and mainly focused on financial measures related to the use of social tariff for electricity. Energy Cooperatives are practically non-existent in Bulgaria.
At a glance
What citizens can do?
Find out your own assessment and customised tips in the toolkit section. Train to become an energy supporter or mentor and help others in your community to tackle energy poverty. Find out more about the project’s collaborations with Bulgarian municipalities. Help us increase out outreach for a fairer and cleaner future.