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22.02.2017

Reduction of energy consumption and CO2 emissions: promotion or steering?

This picture shows a woman adjusting a thermostat.
A number of factors influence the effects that steering and promotion measures to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions have on households and companies.

Policy interventions to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions have a variety of effects on the economy and on households.

​A study carried out as part of the National Research Programme “Managing Energy Consumption” (NRP 71) has provided the first detailed impact assessment of the efficiency and social balance of the energy policy measures “steering” and “promotion”.

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