Project details


Project target

Integrate the population into the project by active participation and have it experience the advantages of energy-related measures in its own homes..

Time period2011 to 2020
Target groupOwners of real estate and tenants
Project idea

Working out and carrying out different campaigns and/or activities for a limited period together with business partners.

Aktuell bestehen folgende Kampagnen:



·         Funding of district heating connections
STEAG Fernwärme GmbH subsidises 100 households in the area of the city of Bottrop which have their houses connecting to the district heating system with up to a maximum amount of 2,000.00 euros (Link to campaign)


·         Discounts on heating systems
Viessmann funds various heating system with subsidies up to a maximum amount of 500.00 euros


·         Discount on energy saving articles
15 % discount on all energy saving articles from Hellweg DIY stores


 The following campaigns have already been completed:



·         Funding of 100 micro-cogeneration plants
The costs incurred by the owner in the amount of 3,300.00 euros correspond to those of a comparable gas-fired condensing technology (Link to campaign)


·         Search for the oldest central heating
Raffle for a total of ten central heating systems of the latest generation (including subsidy for installation) by Vaillant

·         Smart home and smart meter
Raffle for a total of 50 smart home and smart meter units by RWE and ELE

·         Discount on  air  | water heat pumps
Stiebel Eltron subsidises various air  | water heat pumps with 500 or 1,000 euros


·         Discounts on solar electricity systems with hot water heat pumps
Stiebel Eltron subsidises photovoltaic units in combination with a hot water heat pump with 500 euros

·         "Ice-cold energy saving" - subsidy for new fridges/freezers
ELE and Innovation City Management GmbH (ICM) are subsidising within the scope of the campaign "ice-cold energy saving" the purchase of fridges/freezers of the efficiency class A+++. For the acquisition of new appliances participants from the pilot area receive 100 euros from ELE + 50 euros from ICM.


Project partnersPartners of InnovationCity Ruhr, City of Bottrop
Project statusOngoing
Contact personRüdiger Schumann