Brussels SolarClick programme for public buildings

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Last updated: 11 January 2018

SolarClick programme was launched in Brussels region in February 2017. The goal of the programme is to increase solar panels installment on governmental buildings in Brussels region in order to bring it closer to reach its renewable energy and climate goals. Which are to reduce greenhouse effect by 30% by 2025 (compared to 1990) and double the renewable energy production by 2020 to 4% from 2% level in 2013.

The programme is founded by Climate Fund set up by COBRACE (the Brussels Code of Air, Climate and Energy Management). The programme has a budget of EUR 20 million over 4 years (2017-2020).

The goal is to install solar PV panels on 85,000 m2 of public rooftops (schools, hospitals, administrative buildings, etc.) by 2020. This will allow decreasing CO2 emissions by around 5,500 tonnes.

SolarClick if launched in parallel with NRClick initiative. NRClick is an energy accounting services supported by various analysis and technical intervention service aiming to rapidly reduce the energy (gas and electricity) consumption in buildings.  This program has a budget of 7 million euros over 4 years (2017-2020).

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