Initiatives and Projects | Energy efficiency CARE +

CARE + project is funded by "Intelligent Energy for Europe" program of the European Commission. The project lasted 30 months, starting on 10/01/2008 and ending on 31.03.2011.

CEFIC functioned as Chief Coordinator of the project, with main project partners the Polish Chamber of Chemical Industry, the Italian Chamber of Chemical Industry and Bulgaria.

CARE + helps the Bulgarian small and medium sized enterprises in the chemical industry to improve energy efficiency.

CARE + aims at:

• Developing, testing and offering energy efficiency scheme for SMEs from the EU chemical industry


• Disseminating most recent information about energy efficient technologies and energy management systems among SMEs

• Offering training and auditing to determine energy efficiency reserves and the cost-effectiveness of such measures

• Improving the energy efficiency performance of the chemical industry.