Competitive calls for tenders – ProKilowatt

ProKilowatt reduces electricity consumption by companies in the industry and services sectors, as well as by private households, through the financial support of measures to increase its efficient use. It supports projects and programmes that meet the specified requirements and save as much electricity as possible per provided Swiss franc. The source of the funding is an electricity network surcharge which accumulates up to 70 million Swiss francs per annum.

Efficiency measures may be supported in the form of projects or programmes.

Project and programme support

Project support Programme support
  • Implementation of the measures is the responsibility of the applicants and direct recipients of the funding.
  • The applicants must implement the supported measure(s) themselves.
  • Submission of applications: applications can be submitted at any time
  • The applicants and direct recipients bear responsibility for the programme.
  • They are responsible for initiating the implementation of the measures externally (e.g. in companies or households).
  • 1 submission round per annum.
  • Examples of potential applicants: companies, municipalities, small and medium-sized companies, electricity supply companies (for measures in their own facilities).
  • Examples of potential applicants: engineering bureaux, industry associations, electricity supply companies.

Calls for tenders in 2024/Submission deadlines

The 2024 call for tenders started on 6 November 2023!

  • Projects with a funding contribution of up to CHF 2 million: Applications can be submitted at any time between 6 November 2023 and 3 November 2024.
  • Projects with funding contribution between CHF 2 million and CHF 6 million: Submission of applications by 12 April 2024 at the latest.
  • Programs: applications must be submitted by 29 Avril 2024 at the latest.
  • Information and submission

Latest news

  • Webinar on ProKilowatt and Pinch (in German): 5 June 2024, 10.00 a.m.

Information and registration 3 weeks before the webinars here!


Requirements for projects, 2024

Requirements for programmes, 2024

Award decisions for projects

ID: 114

Award decisions for programmes



Further publications

Last modification 19.03.2024

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