The Energy Efficiency Fund created by the Decree numbre 50/2010 is a finacial instrument. Its goals are:
- to finance programs and measures planned in the National Plan for Energy Efficiency Actions (PNAEE 2016)
- incentivize energy efficiency improvements both on the side of citizens and businesses.
Through Specific Calls ("Avisos") it supports energy efficiency projects in the different sectors : Industry, Buildings, Agriculture, Transport, and Behaviour. Project developpers apply for these financial incentives, if they meet the stated requirements specified by the Call's description.
TThis call aims to support energy audits of lifts, in existing buildings (with more than 10 years), in order to improve their energy performance. Official communication is done through the website :
Were entitled to this grant:
Legal persons owning existing service buildings with one or more elevators.
Elegible projects were defined as:
Energy audits by maintenance or inspection companies recognized by DGEG in service buildings.
Funds to be disbursed by the FEE depend on the efficiency level of the operation:
Up to 75% of the total eligible expenses, and up to a maximum of € 400.00 per audited lift.
Total Available funds amounted to € 400,000.00
16 applications were
- Building end-uses
- Building vintage
- Existing buildings