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Factsheet for measure RO-2020-37/1402 – measures in Romania
|Country||Romania , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 08 September 2020 – 31 December 2027|
|Context||COVID-19, Green Transition|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Promoting the economic, labour market and social recovery
– Support for spending, stimulus packages
|Author||Victoria Stoiciu (European Institute of Romania) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||05 November 2020 (updated 06 November 2020)|
The SMEs sector and the accommodation & food industries have been dramatically affected by the measures taken to counter the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The current legislative regulation aims at granting financial aids for the recovery of the entrepreneurial environment, compensating some losses of financial capital and human resources, but also the need to develop the infrastructure for non-polluting road transport vehicles.
In order to support companies in the accommodation & food industry, but also to promote renewable energy forms, Small and Medium Enterprises and companies in the accommodation & food industry can receive a financial aid of up to €100,000 for purchase of photovoltaic panels and charging stations for electric cars, through the ELECTRIC UP program (representing a maximum of 90% of the value of eligible expenses). An initial budget of RON 476 million (approximately €100 million) has been allocated to this program, which aims to help 1,000 companies. The amounts necessary for the implementation of the Financing Program are ensured annually, from the state budget, within the approved budgetary provisions for the financing of projects in energy efficiency and the development of renewable energy production capacities.
An initial budget of RON 476 million (approximately €100 million) has been allocated to this program, which aims to help 1,000 companies.
|Does not apply to workers||
Sector specific set of companies
|Does not apply to citizens|
Company / Companies
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Form||Consultation through tripartite or bipartite social dialogue bodies||Consultation through tripartite or bipartite social dialogue bodies|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
This draft normative act has been sent, for analysis, to professional companies and relevant organisations in the field of energy efficiency and tourism, and their observations have been integrated in this proposal for a normative act.
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|I - Accommodation And Food Service Activities||I55 Accommodation|
|I56 Food and beverage service activities|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2020), Green energy for accommodation & food businesses , measure RO-2020-37/1402 (measures in Romania), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/RO-2020-37_1402.html
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