Efficiency in Energy Use Program (CONSERVE)

Brazil: Efficiency in Energy Use Program (CONSERVE)

A program designed to provide low-interest loans to industrial firms for investments in oil conservation and/or substitution. Financed projects for rationalization of energy use in industries, mobilizing a broad government effort.

Date Implemented:1981

Status: Voluntary

Funding Information: Administered by the National Economic and Social Development Bank (BMDES)

References: National Communication to the UNFCCC;

IRDC’s project description, Industrial Energy Conservation in Brazil – The case of CONSERVE, http://www.idrc.ca/en/ev-69633-201_850342-1-IDRC_ADM_INFO.html