Policy type

Grants and subsidies

Grants and subsidies description.

Switzerland

Energy Strategy 2050

2017

On 4 September 2013 the Federal Council submitted to Parliament the first set of measures in the Energy Strategy 2050. The Council wishes to significantly develop the existing potential for energy efficiency and exploit the potential of hydro power and the new renewable energies (sun, wind, geothermal, biomass). The set of measures entail a total revision of the Energy Law as well as changes in various other Federal laws. Parliament approved the law proposal on 30 September 2016, Swiss voters followed suit on 21 May 2017.

Germany

Funding Programme to Avoid and Use Waste Heat in Commercial Undertakings

2016

Internal and external measures and technology to avoide and use waste heat (incl. generating electricity from waste heat); target: reduction of 1 mio. toe CO2

Italy

Renewable Energy for Heating and Cooling and Small Interventions Increasing Energy Efficiency Support Scheme (Conto Termico 2.0)

2016

Conto Termico 2.0, in force since May 31st 2016, strengthens and simplifies the support mechanism already introduced by the MD December 28th 2012, which encourages measures to increase energy efficiency and the production of thermal energy from RE. The total annual budget is up to 900 million euro of which 200 for public administrations projects and 700 million euro for the private initiatives. Once this cap will be reached, program will be closed for new applications.

Germany

Pilot program Einsparzähler

2016

The promotional scheme provides financial incentives for companies to implement innovative pilot projects aiming on improving the energy efficiency of their industrial, commercial or residential customers by means of applying digital technologies. Projects are meant to allow for a measurement and display of energy consumption patterns. In a second step, advice on how to improve the efficiency should be provided. Finally projects should enable a before-and-after measurement of energy use after the implementation of efficiency measures.

Germany

Programme to Promote Investment in Highly Efficient Horizontal Technologies

2016

Objective of the programme is to provide incentives to the industrial and commercial sector to invest in highly efficient horizontal technologies in order to realize related energy efficiency potentials; target (2020 and after): annual reduction of as much as 1 mio. toe CO2

Portugal

Call 12-FEE-Upgrading of Solar Thermal Systems 2015

2015

This Call aims to support the rehabilitation of solar thermal systems in services buildings of Private Institutions of Social Solidarity (IPSS) and Sports Associations of Public Utility (ADUP)

Canada

Green Municipal Fund (GMF)

2015

Through the Green Municipal Fund, funding and expertise are offered to municipal governments and their partners for municipal environmental projects, in particular retrofits and new construction projects aimed at energy efficiency. Municipalities are encouraged to consider Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)® certification as they undertake building projects.

Portugal

Call 11-FEE- Promoting Energy Efficiency in Hotels 2015

2015

This call supports the installation of Centralized Technical Management Systems  in existing hotels. 

Italy

Energy audit cofinancing

2015

The measure is intended to promote energy efficiency in SMEs. In accordance with article 8 of the Decree n. 102 of 2014, the Ministry of Economic Development published a call for tender to co-financing regional programs to support the implementation of energy audits in SMEs or the adoption of ISO 50001 management systems.15 million euro per year have been allocated until 2020, and the call will be replicated in the coming years.

Belgium

Subsidy scheme for households supporting energy saving measures and housing refurbishment

2015

The Decree of 26 March 2015 established a subsidy scheme for households supporting energy saving measures and housing refurbishment. The Decree entered into force on 1st of April 2015.

The programme subsidises installation of certain renewable energy systems, such as heat pumps, solar water heaters or biomass-fired boilers that help with energy savings for households.

Portugal

Call 13-FEE-SGCIE - promotion of Energy Efficiency 2015

2015

This call aims to support energy audits, installation of systems for energy consumption management and thermal insulations in installations with a Rationalization Agreement for Energy Consumption (ARCE) under SGCIE - Management System of Intensive Energy Consumption, which is the main measure for Industry foreseen in the National Energy Efficiency Action Plan.

Portugal

Call 15-FEE-RGCE Transport 2015

2015

This call aims to support energy audits of fleets in the transport sector. 

Portugal

Call 10-FEE-Efficient Building 2015

2015

This call aims to support the implementation of  thermal insulation in buildings

India

GEDA?S MSME Walkthrough Energy Audit (WTEA) Scheme

2014

This scheme is applicable for Micro, Small and Medium industries. A Walk-Through energy Audit is a simple visual investigative audit and table-top survey of the Energy Bills of the manufacturing facility. In this scheme GEDA deploy qualified energy auditors for carrying out walk through audits in MSMEs and submitting Energy Audit Reports with recommendations for saving energy in the audited MSME units. The WEA report would comprise of the submission of the energy Consumption pattern of the work place and suggestions for Energy Conservation.

Portugal

Call 06-FEE-Nitrogen Tire Filling 2014

2014

This Call provides support to implement systems to fill tires with nitrogen. This measure is foreseen in the National Energy Efficiency Action Plan, framed within the "Transports" area, labeled "Energy Efficiency in the Transports Program and Urban Mobility".

Slovakia

The Slovak Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Finance Facility (SLOVSEFF III)

2014

SlovSEFF III is a sustainable energy financing facility developed by the EBRD in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment of Spain, which are funding the programme's incentive payments and technical assistance respectively.

Portugal

Call 08-FEE-SGCIE - promotion of Energy Efficiency 2014

2014

Call 08 aims to support energy audits, installation of systems for energy consumption management and thermal insulations in installations with a Rationalization Agreement for Energy Consumption (ARCE) under SGCIE - Management System of Intensive Energy Consumption, which is the main measure for Industry foressen in the National Energy Efficiency Action Plan.

Czech Republic

Operational Programme Enterprise and Innovation for Competitiveness: ECO-ENERGY

2014

OP EIC follows the OP Entrepreneurship and Innovations in the programming period 2007-2013. Approximately EUR 4.3 billion from the European Regional Development Fund has been reserved for projects within the OP EIC. The managing authority (Ministry of Industry and Trade) delegates the majority of implementation tasks to the CzechInvest Agency. CzechInvest is an intermediary body for grants support and shall be responsible for communication with applicants and beneficiaries. This communication shall be mediated through ISKP 2014+ (information system for the financial beneficiaries).

Czech Republic

Operational Programme Environment (2014-2020): Sustainable Use of Energy Sources

2014

The new OP Environment for the period 2014-2020 is currently being prepared (only the Czech version of the new programme is available on the OPE website: www.opzp.cz/clanek/768/2340/6-verze-opzp-pro-budouci-programove-obdobi-2...).

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