RUSEFF - Russian Sustainable Energy Financing Facility


Financing modernisation combined with independent expert energy assessments

The facility provides loans of up to RUB 300 million through our partner banks to private companies and solo entrepreneurs for investments in modern equipment and materials resulting in energy savings. We support investments in industry, commerce, commercial buildings, the supply and production of goods which lead to improved energy performance and in renewable energy solutions. The RUSEFF expert team supports you with technical assistance in all your equipment and/or production modernisation showing energy savings.


Practical Cases

Below are proven cases of the profitability of equipment and plant modernisation.

  • Light industry
  • Constrcution
  • Services
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Agribusiness
  • others

Equipment Selector: Online Financing Application

From the Equipment Selector you can select approved renowned equipment. The Equipment Selector is an innovative independent portal of energy efficient equipment in Russia. Any chosen equipment can be directly combined with a loan request to one of the RUSEFF partner banks.

Select your equipment and submit your loan request. Simple and Effective.
Register or edit your equipment on the supplier independent equipment selector.
Add or edit your product information related to RUSEFF.

The RUSEFF credit facility is developed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and is specifically dedicated to energy saving and renewable energy investment investments. The free-of-charge technical assistance provided is financed by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, International Climate Initiative and the EBRD Shareholder Special Fund.

We provide simple access to finance with two options:
  • A loan request which is combined with your equipment selection;
  • A loan request for your freely chosen modernization where RUSEFF validate the future energy savings.
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Latest Information

On the 16-17 September 2015 a two-day conference, Building a Global Energy Efficiency Financing Alli... read more

RuSEFF Team has introduced a new category - Agricultural machinery - in the Selector of equipment wh... read more

RuSEFF experts took part in the first Russian Positive economy forum read more

The representatives of the RuSEFF and RuSEFF-Residential Programmes participated in the Russian Nati... read more

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The RuSEFF experts visited the Russia Small Business Fund's presentation in the Moscow office of EB... read more

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The Baisad was acknowled by the RuSEFF experts as the best EE project in the food industry read more

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The article of the RUSEFF Marketing director devoted to the mini-CHP implementation has been recentl... read more

The article of the RUSEFF Marketing director devoted to one of sucessfully realized project has been... read more

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The article of the RUSEFF Marketing director devoted to one of sucessfully realized projects in East... read more

Grigory Chorayan and Sergey Kishchenko took part in the seminar organized for the heads of different... read more

The S.O.K magazine has published two articles written by RuSEFF experts - A.Bakaykina Pioneers of en... read more

NBD-Bank is one of the first and, at the same time, one of the most active participants of the RuSEF... read more

The S.O.K. magazine has published an article by W.Peylo called 'RUSEFF: profitable investments in en... read more

The cooparation betwen RuSEFF and UCL: current achievements read more

On April, 7 the experts of RuSEFF with the support of the colleagues from UniCredit Leasing and the ... read more

Article on the successful cooperation between Rosbank and RuSEFF read more

The seminar devoted to the energy efficiency was jointly organized by the RuSEFF and UniCredit Leasi... read more

Chief engineer of the RuSEFF Program took part in the 10th annual Conference devoted to the discussi... read more

The representative of RuSEFF Program took part in the seminar of Swedish Embassy in Russia read more

Projects financed under RuSEFF Program had reached USD 200 mln read more

Seminar devoted to the opportunities of the RuSEFF Program was held by Transcapitalbank read more

RuSEFF Team conducted the award ceremony to note merits of the most active banking personnel and exe... read more

Transcapitalbank has raised financing of energy efficent projects from EBRD read more

RuSEFF Team wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! read more

RuSEFF Project Engineer took part in the first Working group meeting on voluntary energy efficient ... read more

The joint efforts of the European Bank for Reconstruction and the European Business Association led ... read more

New Information Leaflet is availbale for download! read more

The RuSEFF chief engineer, Sergey Kishchenko, took part in the expert group meeting organized by the... read more

Three new targeted credit lines have been allocated to Orient Express bank from EBRD read more

As a part of Russian Energy Efficiency Financing Facility (RuSEFF) Program, UniCredit Leasing provid... read more

Two new case studies devoted to mini-CHP and energy efficent modernization of building are available... read more

Director of RuSEFF delivered speech on International conference devoted to sustainable energy read more

The financing, equivalent to EUR 40 million, will be used for leases to energy efficiency projects read more

RuSEFF in cooperation with ROSBANK informed about implemented energy efficiency projects. read more

On 30th-31st of October, 2012 the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development conducted a confe... read more

Competition for ROSBANK staff members - RuSEFF: Energy Efficiency Financing. read more

Two EBRD programmes, the Russia Small Business Fund (RSBF) and the Russian Sustainable Energy Financ... read more

RuSEFF supports Energy Efficiency classification of light trucks (up to 3.5 tons) read more

On 24th of April, 2012 RuSEFF and NBD Bank will conduct a business seminar Reduction of costs due to... read more

On 3rd of April, 2012 a cooperation agreement between RuSEFF and Delovaya Rossiya* was signed within... read more

On 01 of March, 2012 Bank Center-Invest joined RuSEFF facility and opened new possibilities for thei... read more

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Technical Assistance Funds are provided by:
EBRD Shareholder Special Fund