Energy Efficiency

Funding energy upgrade for family houses made easier


March 26, 2015



comments icon




March 26, 2015



comments icon



„Based on the experience on family houses energy upgrade from last year, we decided to change the programme in order for it to become more fair and enable everyone from any part of Croatia to apply,“ the country’s minister of environmental protection and nature Mihael Zmajlović said.

Last year it turned out only 180 cities and towns out of 555 enabled their inhabitants to apply for the upgrade, which is unfair, he said after the government adopted the alteration of the programme for 2014–20, with detailed plan through 2016, portal reported.

The most important change is that from this year on, the application for the house upgrade goes directly to the Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund. So citizens shall no more depend on action or inaction of their mayors and municipality heads, he said. The fund has HRK 71 million (EUR 9.28 million) for the upgrade of 10,000 houses, the report said.

Related Articles

Green for Growth Fund financial impact targets 2023

Green for Growth Fund tops its financial, impact targets in 2023

15 July 2024 - The Green for Growth Fund kept mitigating climate change and promoting sustainable economic growth last year in its 18 markets

Heat pumps and electric cars expected to bring small rise in power demand for Greece

Heat pumps, electric cars expected to contribute little to power demand growth in Greece

10 July 2024 - Contrary to earlier estimates, heat pumps and electric cars are not expected to significantly raise electricity demand in Greece.

vinca beo cista energija waste to energy facility

Beo Čista Energija officially starts producing energy from waste at Vinča landfill in Belgrade

03 July 2024 - Beo Čista Energija started the waste incineration in February 2023 as a final phase of testing its waste-to-energy facility

Zoran Lajovic Metalfe Group

Green Steel from Sremska Mitrovica – responsible industry for sustainable future

24 June 2024 - Serbian company Metalfer Group, whose production portfolio includes the so-called Metalfer® Green Steel, has demonstrated that steelmaking can be sustainable and responsible