Investment Assistance for Environmental Projects (Brussels)

Name of policy Investment Assistance for Environmental Projects (Brussels)
Jurisdiction Subnational region or state
Supranational region
Country Belgium
Region Europe

Subnational region or state Brussels Region
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Economic Instruments
    • Fiscal or financial incentives
      • Grants and subsidies
Sector name
  • Industry
    • Electricity and heat
      • Renewables
    • Buildings
      • Heating and cooling
    • Transport
      Policy description Within the bounds of its available budget, the Brussels-Capital provides investment assistance for companies which develop environmental projects, including investments in renewable energy systems. Eligible are investments in heat pumps for the production of heat as well as biogas and biomass CHP and trigeneration plants for the production of heating, cooling and electricity (Art. 4 Arrêté du 2 avril 2009). The eligible investment amount also includes freight, installation and assembly charges (Art. 6 Arrêté du 2 avril 2009). Moreover, the eligible investment shall amount to at least 7,500 EUR and shall concern investments planned within the Brussels-Capital region (Art. 8-9 Arrêté du 2 avril 2009).
      Policy type
      • Energy efficiency
      • Renewables2
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 2009
      Start date of implementation
      End date of implementation
      High impact No
      Impact indicator

      Source or references
      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment)
      Status Final

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