Factsheet: Environmental protection and sustainable use of energy

Environmental protection and sustainable use of energy

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
March 11, 2004. Decree on incentives intended to promote environmental protection and sustainable use of energy
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
11 Mars 2004. Décret relatif aux incitants destinés à favoriser la protection de l’environnement et l’utilisation durable de l’énergie
Description: 
The Walloon Region provides investment assistance for companies which develop projects aiming at developing the sustainable use of energy, including investments in renewable energy plants. The production of heat and electricity through biogas CHP plants with an electrical power less than 10 kW is eligible. Heat production through biomass heating plants as well as heat and electricity production through biomass CHP plants are eligible, except solid biomass CHPs with electric power >1 MW, or plants using liquid biomass.
Goal/Aim: 
- Increase the share of renewable energy in electricity production. - Increase the share of CHP in electricity production.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Service Public de Wallonie (SPW) Direction Générale opérationnelle de l'Energie (DGO4) – Public Service of the Walloon region – Directorate General for Energy (DG04)

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2004
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2013