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BAFA funding

The efficient use of energy in industrial companies makes a significant contribution to energy security in Germany and to global environmental protection.

For this reason, the German government, in the form of the Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA), supports the use of energy-efficient technologies and energy-saving measures.
Who is eligible for support?

Eligible for funding with a permanent establishment or branch in Germany are:

  •     private companies
  •     municipal companies
  •     Contractors who carry out the measures mentioned in this guideline for a company.

What requirements must be met?

  • The measure to be funded must not yet have begun
  • The measure must be used for at least 3 years for the intended purpose
  • For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), an alternative system according to SpaEfV Annex 2 is also sufficient.

What is supported?

Within the framework of module 3 of the BAFA subsidy, hardware and software components are subsidized in connection with the establishment of an energy management system. The objects of support are divided up as follows:


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Energymanagement Software

Purchase, installation and commissioning of energy management software to support an energy management system.

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Measurement and counter technology

The purchase of metering technology to capture energy flows and incorporate it into the energy management system is also encouraged.

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The instruction and training in the use of the energy management software.

Amount of funding?

For the measures of module 3 above you can receive a funding of 30%.

Small and medium companies receive an additional funding of 10 percentage points.

That creates a maximum funding rate of 40% with a maximum funding of 10 mio. € per investment.

Chronologische Aufgabenbeschreibung fuer eine BAFA Foerderung mit ENIT

How does ENIT suppport with BAFA Funding?

The way of application to the receive of the payout follows the presented scheme. ENIT already successfully went this way with a lot of companies. We help you with filling the forms so you get the maximum possible funding with the launch of you energymanagement system.

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40 % BAFA funding for your energy management system! What do I need to know now to profit?

In this video we show you important and helpful information about the BAFA funding for energy efficiency in economics, especially about module 3 MSR, sensors and energy management systems.