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 50 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.
  • 3 submission rounds per annum.
  • 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 2020/Submission deadlines

  • Projects, round 1: Friday, 7 February 2020
  • Projects, round 2: Friday, 24 April 2020
  • Programmes: Monday, 4 May 2020
  • Projects, round 3: Friday, 4 September 2020
  • Programme for the promotion of energy-efficient household appliances: Friday, 4 September 2020
  • For further information and submission see Links

Latest news

  • Temporary increase in funding contribution for current programmes: further information
  • Information events 2020: still pending


Requirements for projects, 2020

Requirements for programmes, 2020

Award decisions for projects

ID: 114

Award decisions for programmes



Further publications

Last modification 09.06.2020

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