Funding is a crucial element for implementing energy efficiency activities. Different funding sources exist in all EFFECT4buildings project countries. Based on the results of interviews 70% of the respondents inform that they have received external funding to implement energy efficiency measures. Within this tool we present different external funding sources for EE investments available for public building owners and managers. Also we present how those sources can be utilized in the most effective way.
Lists of funding possibilities in public sector (for EU funds and national from: Denmark, Norway, Estonia, Latvia) and sources and mechanisms for financing non-investment projects (in Sweden and Latvia)
1 Funding Possibilities
Available sources and mechanisms of financing energy investment energy in public utility buildings in Poland.
2 Funding Possibilities in Poland(Polish)
Available sources and mechanisms of financing energy investment in Finland.
3 Funding Possibilities in Finland (Finnish)
Funding sources for energy energy efficiency in Sweden.
4 Funding Possibilities in Sweden (Swedish)
Analysis of the international non-public sources and mechanisms for financing energy efficiency investments in publicly owned buildings.
5 International Non-Public Sources of Financing
Analysis of non-public sources and mechanisms for financing energy efficiency investments in publicly owned buildings in project countries: Private resources of business entities, ESCO projects; commercial bank offers etc.
6 Alternative Non-Public Sources of Financing
Green loans with environmental criteria for the intended use of the funds. It is part of a broader sustainable investment and aims to reduce the environmental impact of new lending activities.
7 Green Loans in Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland
Evaluation of the energy projects in which The County Administrative board of Dalarna is involved and that are financed by the European Regional Development Fund, together with policy recommendations.
Effective use of European Regional Development Fund for Energy Efficiency in SME – Policy Recommendations
Regional framework program for aid to SME investments in energy efficiency – Best practice from Dalarna, Sweden.
Framework Program for Energy Efficiency Investments in SME
The document describes categories of aid and gives examples how to use financial aid in the SME sector.
How State Aid can be Used for Energy Efficiency Investments in SMEs