Code
Sector
Title
Status
Type
Starting Year
Description (Open PDF)
Household
Information campaigns for energy efficent renovation of residential buildings
Ongoing
Information/Education
1993
Household
Regional information centres on energy efficiency
Ongoing
Information/Education
1996
Household
Interests paid on loans taken for reconstruction of homes are income tax free
Ongoing
Fiscal/Tariffs
2002
Household
Support for energy efficient renovation of residential buildings (multi-apartment houses)
Ongoing
Financial
2003
Household
Grants/subsidies for energy audits
Ongoing
Financial
2003
Household
Development of energy audit methods
Ongoing
Legislative/Informative
2006
Household
Minimum energy performance requirements (for buildings)
Ongoing
Legislative/Normative
2008
Household
EU-related: Energy Performance of Buildings (Directive 2002/91/EC) - Energy performance of buildings
Ongoing
Legislative/Informative, Legislative/Normative
2008
Household
National Development Plan for Housing Sector 2008-2013
Ongoing
Financial, Information/Education
2008
Household
Construction of sample buildings on the territories of local authorities in compliance with the standard for low-energy buildings
Ongoing
Information/Education
2008
Household
Provision of national guarantees for construction and renovation to achieve energy savings
Ongoing
Financial
2009
Household
Building design and construction supervision support for apartment associations for making preparations for major renovation
Ongoing
Financial
2010
Household
Support scheme for reconstruction of apartment buildings
Ongoing
Financial
2010
Household
More detailed specification of procedures and development of aids for certifying compliance with the minimum requirements
Ongoing
Legislative/Normative
2012
Household
Devisal of the principles of the support scheme for renovation of private houses with an aim of achieving energy savings, and establishment of the scheme
Ongoing
Financial
2014
Household
The programme for informing residents of energy performance of buildings
Unknown
Information/Education
2014
Household
Grant for improving energy performance and introducing renewables in small residential houses
Ongoing
Financial
2014
Household
Grant for renovation of apartment buildings (2015-2020)
Ongoing
Financial
2015
Household
Grant for design of construction projects of nearly zero-energy buildings in residential sector
Ongoing
Financial
2016
Tertiary
Regional information centre on energy efficiency
Ongoing
Information/Education/Training
1993
Tertiary
Support for regional development plans for the energy sector
Ongoing
Legislative/Informative
1996
Tertiary
Appointment of central contracting authorities for public procurements (appointment of centres of excellence)
Ongoing
Co-operative Measures
2001
Tertiary
Grants/subsidies for energy efficient investments
Ongoing
Financial
2004
Tertiary
Grants/subsidies for investments in renewables
Ongoing
Financial
2004
Tertiary
Periodic mandatory inspection of boilers
Ongoing
Legislative/Normative
2005
Tertiary
Charges on emission of pollutants into air
Ongoing
Cross-cutting with sector-specific characteristics
2006
Tertiary
A programme for regional investment support from the gambling tax
Ongoing
Financial
2007
Tertiary
Minimum energy performance requirements (for buildings)
Ongoing
Legislative/Normative
2008
Tertiary
EU-related: Energy Performance of Buildings (Directive 2002/91/EC) - Energy performance of buildings
Ongoing
Information/Education/Training, Legislative/Normative
2008
Tertiary
Development of legislative acts on environmentally friendly public procurements and the related instruction materials
Proposed(advanced)
Co-operative Measures
2008
Tertiary
EU-related: Energy Performance of Buildings EPBD Recast (Directive 2010/31/EU) - A requirement to have an energy performance certificate displayed for certain buildings
Ongoing
Legislative/Informative, Legislative/Normative
2009
Tertiary
A project for reconstruction of public sector buildings (2010-2013)
Completed
Financial
2010
Tertiary
Modernisation of street lighting (2012 – 2015)
Completed
Financial
2012
Tertiary
Preliminary surveys regarding modernisation of street lighting and analysis of respective financing options
Ongoing
Financial
2014
Tertiary
Grant for drawing up an development plan for heat supply (2016 – 2020)
Ongoing
Financial
2015
Tertiary
Grant for creation of sustainable urban mobility (in cities of Pärnu, Tallinn, Tartu)
Ongoing
Financial
2015
Tertiary
Grant for creation of sustainable urban mobility (in cities of Kohtla-Järve / Jõhvi and Narva)
Ongoing
Financial
2015
Tertiary
Modernisation of street lighting (2015 – 2020)
Ongoing
Financial
2016
Tertiary
Grant for renovation of district heating boilers (2016 – 2020)
Ongoing
Financial
2016
Tertiary
Grant for renovation of district heating pipelines (2016 – 2020)
Ongoing
Financial
2016
Tertiary
Grant for improving energy performance and introduction of renewable energy in houses of municipally owned kindergartens
Ongoing
Financial
2016
Industry
Encouragement of investments into energy conservation of industries within the financial instrument for energy conservation in industries
Unknown
Financial
Industry
Support for energy audits of industries within the financial instrument for energy conservation in industries
Unknown
Financial
Industry
Self-financing support for participation in programmes to projects that contribute to improving energy efficiency of industries
Proposed(advanced)
Financial
Industry
Adjustment of methods and development of databases for benchmarking energy efficiency of manufacturing companies
Proposed(advanced)
Financial
Industry
Development and dissemination of informational materials on energy conservation for company employees
Unknown
Information/Education/Training
Industry
Charges on emission of pollutants into air
Completed
Cross-cutting with sector-specific characteristics
1999
Industry
Substitution of pollution charges
Completed
Cross-cutting with sector-specific characteristics
1999
Industry
Tax exemption for reinvested profit of companies
Ongoing
Fiscal/Tariffs
2000
Industry
Pollution charges
Ongoing
Cross-cutting with sector-specific characteristics
2006
Industry
Substitution of pollution charges
Ongoing
Cross-cutting with sector-specific characteristics
2006
Industry
The programme of technology investment support for manufacturers
Ongoing
Financial
2008
Industry
Analysis and development of energy efficient technical solutions having a future in Estonia enterprises
Ongoing
Financial
2013
Transport
Introduction of larger trucks (60 m3 instead of 40 m3)
Proposed(advanced)
Infrastructure
Transport
A new study programme (curriculum) in the Tallinn University of Technology: integrated transport management
Ongoing
Information/Education/Training, Infrastructure
Transport
National programmes supporting devisal of sustainable transport technologies and development of new environmentally friendly technologies
Proposed(medium/long-term)
Infrastructure
No
Transport
Improving rail transport system (incl Rail Baltica connecting Estonia with West-Europe)
Ongoing
Infrastructure
Transport
Promotion of cycling and walking
Ongoing
Information/Education/Training
1998
Transport
Information campaigns to increase people’s awareness of the impact of cars on the environment and to promote non-motorised vehicles and public transport (a car-fee day)
Ongoing
Information/Education/Training
2005
Transport
More efficient spatial planning: promotion and development of NMV traffic; development of sustainable transport
Unknown
Infrastructure
2005
Transport
Information and training on energy efficient driving
Ongoing
Information/Education/Training
2006
Transport
Promotion of public transport
Ongoing
Infrastructure
2007
Transport
Railway Development
Unknown
Infrastructure
2007
No
Transport
National public transport planning system that takes into account local needs and eliminates public transport overlaps
Ongoing
Infrastructure
2009
Transport
Investments in electric transport
Ongoing
Financial
2011
Transport
Energy conservation criteria in public procurements for motor vehicles
Ongoing
Co-operative Measures
2011
Transport
A pilot project for electric cars
Ongoing
Financial
2011
Transport
Introduction of transport based on electricity, hydrogen and hybrid technology and increasing their share
Ongoing
Infrastructure
2011
Transport
Renewal of public transport rolling stock, transition to electricity-powered transport
Ongoing
Infrastructure
2011
Transport
Reduction and containment of energy consumption in the transportation and shipping sector by mitigating demand
Ongoing
Infrastructure
2011
No
Transport
Introduction of intelligent mobility systems and new-generation systems for arranging multimodal transport and information exchange
Ongoing
Infrastructure
2012
Transport
Free (zero-fare) public transport in capital City of Tallinn
Ongoing
Infrastructure
2013
Transport
Grant for improving connections of passenger transport on railways with other modes of mobility
Ongoing
Infrastructure
2014
Transport
Reconstruction of railways
Ongoing
Infrastructure
2014
Transport
Grant for integration of low CO2 transport systems
Ongoing
Financial
2014
Transport
Grant for filling infrastructure of road transport utilizing biomethane
Ongoing
Financial
2015
Transport
Grant for public bus transport utilizing biomethane
Ongoing
Financial
2015
General cross-cutting
National Energy Efficiency Plan 2007-2013
General Energy Efficiency / Climate Change / Renewable Programmes
2007