The SIG-éco21 programme
The SIG éco21 programme supports your efforts to reduce your energy consumption with straightforward, fast and concrete solutions.
Solutions for everyone: individuals, companies, municipalities, property managers/property owners or professional partners
Personalised support and practical tools
Training and advice specific to your needs
The éco21 programme objectives
Energy savings constitute one of the key components of the energy transition. They contribute to the conservation of natural resources and the climate, and to the phasing out of nuclear power at a local and global level. Since 2007, the SIG-éco21 programme has been successfully supporting Geneva residents in reducing their energy consumption and their CO2 emissions.
Aligned with the objectives of the Confederation (Energy Strategy 2050) and of the Canton of Geneva (Société à 2000W), it aims to make Geneva the most efficient region in the world.
SIG can also develop partnerships with local firms or with Industrial Services in other Cantons in Switzerland to promote the éco21 programme solutions.
Solutions for each profile
Discover the éco21 programme solutions that you can benefit from based on your profile.
Eco-social operations Nouvelle Lumière
SIG-éco21 offers municipalities the opportunity to replace energy-intensive equipment in households in energy-precarious situations and to make their occupants aware of energy savings while reducing their bills.
13,368 households visited, 6 municipalities involved.
With the support of eco21, this action plan enables local authorities and organisations to reduce electricity and water consumption of tenants by way of the installation of efficient equipment during eco-ambassador visits.
1,530 households visited
Dedicated to Geneva companies, local authorities, craftsmen and self-employed people consuming less than 1 GWh/year of electricity, Optiwatt enables them to optimise their facilities to limit their consumption.
More than 1,000 companies are already committed
Ambition Négawatt assists large companies (consuming more than 1 GWh/year of electricity) in setting up an energy management process and implementing technical and/or behavioural measures to reduce the company's energy consumption.
Eco21 Immobilier Action Plan
Support to help organisations and property managers and owners optimise their consumption and renovate their properties.
The State of Geneva and SIG-éco21 support renewable heating solutions, such as heat pumps and solar thermal energy, to replace traditional boilers powered by fossil fuels or electric heating.
Renewable hot water
SIG-éco21 encourages the replacement of electric water heaters with heat pump water heaters for domestic hot water.
Training of professional partners
SIG-éco21 offers and finances continuous education to enable its partners to develop new skills while keeping up to date with the latest technical developments in the field of energy efficiency.
3,300 trained professional partners.
252 GWh saved or the equivalent of 84,000 households’ consumption
43 million CHF saved
509,000 tCO₂ avoided, equivalent to 32 months of emissions from the entire fleet of Geneva cars
164 million CHF invested
780 jobs created
Good to know
SIG-éco21 is a partner of TopTen, the online platform that enables you to easily and quickly locate the most efficient products at the best price. Topten compares products in terms of energy efficiency, environmental impact and quality, while remaining neutral and independent.
SIG-eco21 and the State of Geneva are joining forces to encourage the energy transition with the GEnergie2050 shared platform to enable easy and straightforward access to various subsidies, solutions and advice. As a first step, you can find support for heating systems (via the éco21 Renewable Heat programme) and building envelopes on it.
Through to the end of 2019, the GEnergie 2050 platform has made an unprecedented budget of 35 million available in the form of subsidies to accelerate the energy transition across the Canton.