Information
Location: germany

Sectors: Sustainable energy: access, efficiency and renewables; Green industry, material efficiency and waste minimization; Sustainable Cities and Built Environment;

By: Germany

Type: National

Source: UNEP, 2008, Green Jobs: Towards decent work in a sustainable, low-carbon world

Year: 2010


Low-Interest Loans For Investments In Installations For Electricity Production
Germany uses strong financial incentives through subsidies and loans to reduce energy consumption as well as encourages the usage of renewable energy.

"Germany has adopted a range of successful policies that eliminates barriers to renewable energy development. Especially Low-interest loans (some offered through the country?s 100,000 Solar Roofs program) help overcome the obstacle of high initial capital costs. "
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