Code
Sector
Title
Status
Type
Starting Year
Description (Open PDF)
Tertiary
Top Runner Strategy
Ongoing
Legislative/Informative
Tertiary
Thermal Insulation Ordinance (Wärmeschutzverordnung) of 1977
Completed
Legislative/Normative
1977
Tertiary
Environmental Label "Blue Angel" (Umweltzeichen "Blauer Engel")
Ongoing
Information/Education/Training
1977
Tertiary
Heating Installation Ordinance of 1978/1982
Completed
Legislative/Normative
1979
Tertiary
Thermal Insulation Ordinance (Wärmeschutzverordnung) of 1982
Completed
Legislative/Normative
1984
Tertiary
KfW Environmental Protection Programme (KfW-Umweltprogramm)
Ongoing
Financial
1984
Tertiary
Small-Scale Combustion Plant Ordinance (Kleinfeuerungsanlagenverordnung)
Ongoing
Legislative/Normative
1988
Tertiary
Thermal Insulation Ordinance (Wärmeschutzverordnung) of 1994
Completed
Legislative/Normative
1995
Tertiary
ERP Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Programme (ERP-Umwelt- und Energieeffizienzprogramm)
Ongoing
Financial
1995
Tertiary
ECO Managment and Audit Scheme (EMAS)
Ongoing
Information/Education/Training
1996
Tertiary
Ecological Tax Reform (Energy and Electricity Tax) (Ökologische Steuerreform – Energie und Stromsteuer)
Ongoing
Cross-cutting with sector-specific characteristics
1999
Tertiary
Voluntary Agreement on CHP (Selbstverpflichtung der Wirtschaft zur Förderung der KWK)
Ongoing
Co-operative Measures
2001
Tertiary
EU-related: Energy Performance of Buildings (Directive 2002/91/EC) - Energy Savings Ordinance (Energieeinsparverordnung - EnEV)
Completed
Legislative/Normative
2002
Tertiary
Heat Power Cogeneration Act (Kraft-Wärme-Kopplungsgesetz)
Ongoing
Financial
2002
Tertiary
Energy Efficiency Campaign (Initiative EnergieEffizienz)
Ongoing
Information/Education/Training
2005
Tertiary
Special fund for energy efficiency in SME's (Sonderfonds Energieeffizienz in KMU)
Ongoing
Financial
2008
Tertiary
Stimulus programme for the promotion of climate protection measures in commercial cooling installations (Impulsprogramm Kälteanlagen)
Ongoing
Financial
2009
Tertiary
EU-related: Ecodesign Directive for Energy-using Products (Directive 2005/32/EC) - Eco-Design of Energy-using Products (Energiebetriebene-Produkte-Gesetz - EBPG)
Completed
Legislative/Informative
2009
Tertiary
Smart Metering
Ongoing
Legislative/Informative
2010
Tertiary
EU-related: Recast Ecodesign Directive for Energy-related Products (Directive 2009/125/EC) - Eco-Design of Energy-using products (Energiebetriebene-Produkte-Gesetz - EBPG)
Ongoing
Legislative/Normative
2011
Industry
Environmental Label Blue Angel (Umweltzeichen Blauer Engel)
Ongoing
Information/Education/Training
1978
Industry
Heating Installations Ordinance (Heizungsanlagenverordnung) of 1978/82
Completed
Legislative/Normative
1979
Industry
Large-Scale Combustion Plant Ordinance (Grossfeuerungsanlagenverordnung)
Ongoing
Legislative/Normative
1983
Industry
Small-Scale Combustion Plant Ordinance (Kleinfeuerungsanlagenverordnung)
Ongoing
Legislative/Normative
1988
Industry
Heating Installations Ordinance of 1994 (Heizungsanlagenverordnung)
Completed
Legislative/Normative
1994
Industry
ERP Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Programme (ERP-Umwelt- und Energieeffizienzprogramm)
Ongoing
Financial
1995
Industry
Voluntary agreement with German industry I (Erklärung der deutschen Wirtschaft zur Klimavorsorge I)
Completed
Co-operative Measures
1995
Industry
EU-related: Community framework for the taxation of energy products and electricity (Directive 2003/96/EC) - Ecological tax reform (Oekologische Steuerreform)
Ongoing
Cross-cutting with sector-specific characteristics
1999
Industry
Market Incentive Programme for Renewable Energies in Heat Market (Marktanreizprogramm für erneuerbare Energien im Wärmemarkt– MAP)
Ongoing
Financial
1999
Industry
Voluntary agreement with German industry II (Erklärung der deutschen Wirtschaft zur Klimavorsorge II)
Ongoing
Co-operative Measures
2000
Industry
Voluntary Agreement on CHP (Selbstverpflichtung der Wirtschaft zur Förderung der KWK)
Ongoing
Co-operative Measures
2001
Industry
KfW Energy Efficiency/Environmental Programme (KfW-Energieeffizienz/Umweltprogramm)
Ongoing
Financial
2003
Industry
Energy Efficiency Campaign (Initiative EnergieEffizienz)
Ongoing
Information/Education/Training
2005
Industry
Special fund for energy efficiency in SME´s (Sonderfonds Energieeffizienz in KMU)
Completed
Financial
2008
Industry
BMWi Efficiency Fund: Promotion of energy-efficient cross-cutting technologies in SMEs / promotion of energy-efficient and climate-friendly production processes
Ongoing
Financial
2009
Industry
KfW Renewable Energies Programme (Standard / Premium)
Ongoing
Financial
2009
Industry
KfW Energy consultations for SMEs (Energieberatung Mittelstand)
Ongoing
Financial
2012
Industry
Promotion of energy management systems (EMS) under the Energy Efficiency Fund (Förderung von Energiemanagementsystemen im Rahmen des Energieeffizienzfonds)
Ongoing
Financial
2013
Industry
Funding for energy performance contracting (including default guarantees)
Ongoing
Financial
2014
Industry
Upgrading KfW energy efficiency programmes for Industry (Weiterentwicklung der KfW-Energieeffizienzprogramme)
Ongoing
Financial
2015