Practices

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National/Regional schemes for Individuals (homeowners & tenants)

Green Savings programme – Czech Republic

This scheme is now closed.   Program Zelená úsporám   The Green Savings programme supported heating installations utilising renewable energy sources but also investment in energy savings in new or...

Χτίζοντας το Mέλλον (Building the Future programme) - Greece

Building the Future is an ambitious energy efficiency programme that foresees over 3 million energy saving interventions in Greek residential and commercial buildings by 2020. The programme was launched on April 9, 2012...

Aid for the rehabilitation of dwellings that will be rented - Spain

This scheme is now closed.   Ayuda a la rehabilitación de viviendas destinadas al arrendamiento   This scheme is aimed at homeowners with an empty residence they want to lease.   The specific requirements...

Support for electricity from solar cells - Denmark

 This scheme is now closed.   Støtte til el fra solceller   On 19 December 2012 the Danish Parliament passed the Act on modified support for solar cells and other small renewable energy plants. The Act...

Dispositif Scellier (Scellier scheme) - France

UPDATE 20/11/2013:This scheme is no longer accepting new applications. It has been replaced by the Duflot scheme.The relevant BUILD UP link regarding this can be found here.  As of 1 January 2009 until 31...

BAFA Cogeneration - Germany

The Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) offers investment grants for the installation of combined heat and power (CHP or cogeneration) plants.   BAFA has two methods of promoting...

Energy saving advice - Germany

BAFA Energiesparberatung   The Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) promotes on-site energy consultancy in residential buildings (on-site consulting) in the form of a grant to cover some of the expenses...

BAFA - Heating with renewable energy - Germany

The Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) offers investment grants for the installation of renewable energy heating systems.   Applications may be submitted by private individuals,...

Support for investment in solar thermal - Sweden

NOTE: The scheme is no longer available   The Swedish government offered subsidies for the installation of solar thermal systems in all kinds of applications, such as in homes, public swimming pools and camping sites, or...

Support for solar cells - Sweden

The Swedish government is allocating funds to support solar photovoltaic (PV) cells in order to contribute to the development of renewable energy sources and to stimulate businesses in the field of energy.   Financial aid is given to all...