Solar Energy for St. Elisabeta Nursing Home

Supported by a grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants in Romania 2014-2021
The funding does not come from Innovation Norway, it comes from the donor states.

For official information on EEA and Norway Grants, please visit the following websites:,

Funding is provided through the Romanian Energy Programme:

The Project Promoter: St. Elisabeta Nursing Home.
Project ID number: 2021/326220

Estimated project duration: 12 months.
Project venue: Gheorgheni.
The total cost of the investment is 329 490 EUR,
of which
– Innovation Norway
will provide 292 000 EUR trough the EEA and Norway Grants – Romania Energy Programme.
– Contribution from the St. Elisabeth Home for the Elderly: 37.490 EUR.

About Saint Elisabeth Nursing Home

The main goal of the institution is to offer full services for those living in our nursing home. This means that the daily care for the elderly people is adapted to the needs of our beneficiaries in order to care for their body as well as their soul and mind. We strive to offer a secure old age to those who are lonely, cannot fight the problems of their age. All the employees help the elderly in their needs with professionalism, dedication and empathy. They all try to help them preserve dignity in spite of all the problems that result from aging.


Our institution offers the residents a large variety of services in full accordance with the law: housing, meals (three times a day), medical care, medical assistance, washing, cleaning of personal clothing, activities stimulating cognitive capacities, common activities within the institution, juridical assistance.

Thanks to the project, the St. Elisabeta Home for the Elderly received a grant to install a photovoltaic system.

Conditions for the awarding of grant

The grant is awarded under the general conditions laid down in the Standard Terms and Conditions on EEA
and Norway Grants from Innovation Norway.

The following special conditions apply

  1. The project shall be completed within 30 September 2023. That date is also the last date of eligibility for
    project costs. The first date of eligibility is the date of this letter.
  2. The external services for investment (works contract for investment) will be subject for procurement
    rules set for this grant contract and its Annex – Standard Terms and Conditions.
  3. The Project Promoter will finance from its own financial resources the cost associated with Financial audit
    and Project Publicity.
  4. The project will contribute to the following outcome(s) and output(s):

Expected outcomes
a) Estimated annual CO2 emission reductions: 94 tonns of CO2 eq./year.
b) Energy produced from other renewable sources in MWh/Year: 200 MWh/year.

Expected outputs
a) Installed capacity for production of electricity from photovoltaic panels: 0.232 MW.
b) Number of new installations for production of renewable energy: 1.
c) Number of staff trained in the project: 10.


Current status of the project

  • 28 October 2023.

On 28.09.2023 the three-phase photovoltaic system of 232 kWp with an annual production capacity of 200 MWh was completed, which can cover the annual energy consumption of the St. Elisabeta Nursing Home.

Press conference links:




  • 18 October 2022.

The public procurement procedure for the works has been completed. The contract was awarded to TIGRA-WILL Ltd, based in Miercurea Ciuc, on 18 October 2022. The value of the contract is 315 700 EUR including VAT, which is 95,81% of the estimated value.

  • 17 October 2022.

We held the project’s launch press conference on 17 October, where we presented indicators.


Zöldre vált az öregotthon – Székelyföld TV >>>
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The European Economic Area (EEA) and Norway Grants represent the contribution of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway to reducing economic and social disparities in the European Economic Area and to strengthening bilateral relations with the 15 beneficiary countries in Eastern and Southern Europe and the Baltic states.