Energy aidGovernment aid is available for the implementation of energy audits, investments that conserve energy and investments related to the use of renewable energy as well as for European Skills, Competences, Qualifications and Occupations (ESCO) projects. The low-carbon economy is promoted by structural funds.
Aid for energy auditsThe Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment (MEAE) aids comprehensive energy conservation investigations of properties or small and medium-sized enterprises implemented and reported according to the instructions of Motiva and the MEAE, called Motiva-modelled energy audits.
Investment aidThe Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment may grant investment aid to business and corporations for projects that promote the conservation of energy with the help of new technology or advance the use of renewable energy. Businesses and corporations that are party to energy efficiency agreements can also apply for aid in relation conventional energy efficiency investments.
The Ministry of the Environment supports the energy audits of residential buildings through energy grants. Further information on repair and energy grants is available through municipal governments and the Housing Finance and Development Centre of Finland (ARA).