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National/Regional schemes for Non-Residential Buildings and other Facilities

Energy efficiency loan for the renovation of public and residential buildings - Lithuania

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Republic of Lithuania have signed a loan agreement, totalling EUR 100 million, with a maturity of 20 years, to improve energy efficiency in public and residential buildings. The...

Renewable energy premium - Brussels region, Belgium

Primes, Energies renouvelables    The Brussels region offers premium schemes for the installation of on-site renewables.    Premiums for the following technologies are available:   D1 - solar thermal D2 -...

Energy-saving investments in Small and Medium Enterprises - Poland

Inwestycje energooszczędne w MŚP   Until the end of 2015 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) can benefit from the funding of projects to improve energy efficiency in the company.   Funding is offered in the...

Energy Efficiency Financing scheme – UK

This scheme is now closed.   Energy Efficiency Financing scheme by the Carbon Trust and Siemens Financial Services – UK   Carbon Trust Implementation Services and Siemens Financial Services offer...

Schools Energy Efficiency Loans Scheme – England, UK

The Scheme allows maintained and grant aided schools in England to apply for an interest free loan with Salix to finance up to 100% of the costs of energy saving projects.   The Schools programme has an extended compliance criteria of an...

Energy Efficiency Support to SMEs

The Royal Bank of Scotland has designed an energy audit and loan funding support to help small and medium-sized businesses in the UK reduce their energy usage, energy costs and carbon emissions.   Eligible for funding is any SME in the...

Financing of non-domestic energy efficiency measures in the UK– GIB and SGEF

The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) and Societe Generale Equipment Finance (SGEF) have joined forces to each provide £25m of finance for energy efficiency projects.   The alliance will combine SGEF's track record in equipment financing...

Enhanced Capital Allowance Scheme - UK

Enhanced Capital Allowances (ECAs) provides businesses with enhanced tax relief on their spending on qualifying plant and machinery.   An ECA is claimed through a business’s income or corporation tax return in the same...

Environmental aid for industrial companies - Luxembourg

Aides en matière environnementale pour les entreprises industrielles    Luxembourg-based companies that wish to invest in eco-friendly technologies and processes may request special financial aid from...

Energy auditing supported by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy - Finland

TEM:n tukemat energiakatselmukset   The Ministry of Trade and Industry has been supporting energy audits and analyses of buildings and production processes since 1992. At the end of 2007, more than 6,800...