France

The EU funded AMBASSADOR project (Autonomous Management System Developed for Building and District Levels) goal was to study, develop and experiment with systems and tools aimed at optimising the energy usage in the perimeter of a district by managing the energy flows, predicting and mastering energy consumption and energy production.   Along this line, the main objectives of the project were to:  
Post date: 21 Jun 2017
Type: Link

This webpage of the French agency’s ADEME website, informs on financial incentives provided by energy suppliers in France, in respect to the energy renovation of residential buildings, in the framework of the White Certificates scheme. 
Post date: 14 Jun 2017
Type: Link

This brochure explains which subsidies can be provided by the French agency Anah (Agence nationale de l'habitat) for the energy renovation of residential buildings, in the framework of the programme "Habiter mieux". Subsidies can be given to low income homeowners and to homeowners who lease their home to low-income tenants. 
Post date: 14 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

L’article 18 bis de l’annexe IV au Code Général des Impôts est le texte réglementaire français qui liste les équipements, matériaux et appareils éligibles pour le bénéfice du crédit d'impôt sur le revenu en 2017. Ce crédit d'impôt est accordé au titre des dépenses d’équipements en faveur de la transition énergétique, supportées par les contribuables dans leur habitation principale. Le texte indique les critères de performance exigés pour chacun de ces équipements, matériaux et appareils pour bénéficier du crédit d’impôt.   
Post date: 14 Jun 2017
Type: Link

This tool is available on the website "Rénovation Info Service", owned by the French Ministry of Housing. It allows to identify companies that have got the label "RGE - Reconnu Garant de l'Environnement". The energy renovation works are eligible to the various financial incentives provided by public funds (tax credit, interest free loans, reduced VAT) only if they are carried out by an RGE labelled company.  
Post date: 13 Jun 2017
Type: Tool

National Energy Efficiency Action Plans (NEEAP)s set out estimated energy consumption, planned energy efficiency measures, and the improvements individual EU countries expect to achieve. Under the Energy Efficiency Directive, EU countries must draw up these plans every three years.   This document is the 2017 update of the NEEAP for France. It shows measures taken to save energy in buildings. It includes information about the regulations and the incentives for energy efficient new or renovated buildings. 
Post date: 13 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

This brochure from the French Agency ADEME describes the French financial public incentives related to the improvement of the energy performance of residential buildings that are available in 2017. They include: tax credits, zero interest loans, reduced VAT, subsidies, etc. 
Post date: 13 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

INTERCLIMA+ELECHB is a specialized exhibition for technical equipment to build more economical and comfortable buildings. All of the sector’s designers and fitters can find solutions for energy efficiency, renewable energy use, comfort and smart solutions for any type of building.   INTERCLIMA+ELECHB will take place from 7 to 10 November 2017 at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center, in Paris, France.   Conference
Post date: 13 Jun 2017
Type: Event

The pressure is on for countries to honour their climate change commitments. But, with one of the world´s heavyweights in economy´s president threatening to tear up the Paris agreement and another quitting the EU - the question is, where does this leave the green energy sector? Step in crowdfunding, which aims to capitalise.  
Post date: 25 May 2017
Type: News

The Decree 2017-918 of the French Government requires the improvement of the energy performance of existing commercial and public buildings. It applies to buildings or parts of buildings belonging to a single owner, for offices, hotels, shops, education and administration, with a useful floor area greater than 2000 m2, with the exception of temporary buildings and some historical buildings.
Post date: 17 May 2017
Type: News