Factsheet: Support energy efficiency and renewable energy in housing

Support energy efficiency and renewable energy in housing

Key Information

Country/Region:

Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Grand-Ducal Regulation of 12 December 2012 establishing a support system for efficient energy use and renewable energy in the housing sector
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Règlement grand-ducal du 12 décembre 2012 instituant un régime d’aides pour la promotion de l’utilisation rationnelle de l’énergie et la mise en valeur des énergies renouvelables dans le domaine du logement
Description: 
The goal of the reglementations is to promote energy-saving measures and renewable energy in households. Investments in renewable electricity generation are subsidised by the state, which awards investment grants up to a certain maximum for investments made between 1st January 2013 and 31 December 2016. Wood-burning boilers are eligible under certain technical conditions, including that the output of the boiler and of the pellet burning stove has to be at least 90% (Art.10, Annex II RGD du 12 décembre 2012).
Goal/Aim: 
Support for investments in energy efficiency and use of renewable energy for households.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Environmental Administration - Ministry of sustainable Development and Infrastructures

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2009
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2012