Energy Savings

Interest-free loan for the energy-saving investment projects

Úspory energie UB

Energy Savings

Preferential loans under the Energy Savings programme help businesses finance projects that aim to save energy. Projects can be implemented anywhere in the Czech Republic except the Capital City of Prague and must be co-financed with a commercial loan.

Loan amount up to 90%

What type of loan we offer?

  • Loan amount

    CZK 0.5 – 60 million
  • Loan amount

    up to 90%

    Up to 70% of eligible expenses or up to 90% for small projects up to CZK 3 million

  • Maturity

    up to 10 years
  • Grace period

    up to 4 years
  • Financial contribution

    up to CZK 4 million

    Interest rate subsidy up to 15% of banking loan amount (at least 20% of eligible expenses have to be financed by commercial bank) used for project co-financing is maximum 4 million.

  • Interest rate and fee

    0 % and CZK 0
What type of loan we offer?

Project location & Supported sectors:

  • Territory of the Czech Republic (except the Capital City of Prague)
  • Sectors available in CZ-NACE list (Annex of the programme)

Financial contribution to cover the cost of the energy assessment report:

  • Up to 80% of the assessment report cost,
  • Maximum CZK 250,000

What can be financed with a loan?

  • Reducing the energy consumption of business buildings (insulation, replacement of windows or doors, heat recovery, and other construction work aimed at energy savings)
  • Modernisation of electricity, gas and heat distribution systems in buildings
  • Upgrading or replacing existing equipment (e.g. boilers) for self-consumption of energy
  • Installation of cogeneration units
  • Acquisition and installation of renewable energy sources for own use (biomass, solar systems, heat pumps and photovoltaic systems)
  • Upgrading or replacing outdated lighting in buildings and industrial sites with modern and efficient systems
  • Introduction of energy metering and control systems
  • Recovery of waste heat from production processes
  • Replacing energy-intensive production machinery (including mobile machinery, e.g. construction machinery and equipment) and equipment with more efficient technology
  • Electricity storage

Important information

State aids is de minimis

Important information

Do you need to help preparing an energy-saving project? Or provide an energy assessment? Then you can take advantage of our ELENA consultancy programme, which saves you 90% of the cost. More here. The support applies to energy-saving projects involving a building used for business purposes (e.g. insulation, replacement of windows, new wiring, etc.).

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