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National/Regional schemes for Individuals (homeowners & tenants)

Support scheme for Solar Water Heaters and Collectors (SWH / SWC) – Malta

This scheme is now closed.   The support scheme for Solar Water Heaters and Solar Water Collectors (SWH / SWC) was one of the many schemes that the Malta Resources Authority (MRA) administered to promote energy...

New Széchenyi Plan’s Green Investment Scheme - Hungary

This scheme is now closed.    Széchenyi Terv Zöld Beruházási Rendszer   On October 2011 the Hungarian Ministry of National Development launched a tender of HUF 2.97 billion under the Green Investment...

Energy Efficiency Refurbishment - Germany

Energieeffizient Sanieren Kredit   The KfW promotional programmes for the KfW Efficiency House provide funds in the form of either a grant or a loan to anyone investing in the energy-efficiency refurbishment of an older...

Gebäudesanierungsprogramm Altbau (Building upgrading programme for old buildings) – Luxemburg

Application forms and all required documentation could be found HERE.

Better Energy Homes scheme - Ireland

Through the Better Energy Homes scheme and the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) the Irish Government provides incentives to homeowners in the form of Cash Grants to install various upgrade measures.    The objectives of the...

Reduced VAT rate for home insulation work – the Netherlands

Lagere btw voor isolatie eigen huis   The reduced VAT rate for home insulation work is a scheme of the Ministry of Finance run by the Tax Office. It involves a low VAT rate of 6% for the labor works required for...

Thermomodernisation and Repairs Fund – Poland

The Thermomodernisation and Repairs Fund is a support system for thermomodernisation and repair investments..   The funds are managed by Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK), while loans are granted by crediting banks that have signed an...

Programme for the renovation/upgrading of multi-apartment buildings - Lithuania

Daugiabučių namų atnaujinimo (modernizavimo) programa   The Programme for the renovation/upgrading of multi-apartment buildings aims to encourage the apartment owners to comprehensively upgrade multi-...

Improvement of the thermal stability of apartment blocks - Latvia

This scheme is now closed.   Daudzdzīvokļu māju siltumnoturības uzlabošanas pasākumi   The Programme aims to increase energy efficiency and sustainability of the housing stock by supporting energy efficiency in ...

Grants Scheme for energy savings in the residential sector (existing dwellings) for the period 2011-2020 – Cyprus

Σχέδιο Παροχής Χορηγιών για εξοικονόμηση ενέργειας στον οικιστικό τομέα (υφιστάμενες κατοικίες) για την περίοδο 2011 ‐2020   The grants scheme is aimed at providing economic incentives in the form of government grants ...