Factsheet: Support environmental protection and energy efficiency

Support environmental protection and energy efficiency

Key Information

Country/Region:

Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Act of 18 February 2010 establishing a support system for environmental protection and efficient energy use
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Loi du 18 février 2010 relative à un régime d'aides à la protection de l'environnement et à l'utilisation rationnelle des ressources naturelles
Description: 
The aim of this regulation is to provide an investment grant for companies investing in renewable electricity generation. Grants may cover up to 45% of the additional costs arising from the use of renewable energy as compared to non-renewable sources. The grant may increase by 20 percentage points for small enterprises and by 10 percentage points for medium-sized enterprises (Art. 8 Loi du 18 février 2010).
Goal/Aim: 
Support electricity from renewable sources for companies.
Responsible Authority: 
Ministère de l’Economie - Ministry of the Economy

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2010
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014