Develop the range of


energy works.

The Hauts-de-France, Ile-de-France, Nouvelle Aquitaine and Grand-Est regions as well as Bordeaux Métropole have developed and implemented the concept of third-party financing companies. Third-party finance companies are also being set up in the Occitanie and Centre-Val de Loire regions.


Third-party financing

a technical engineering and support service for carrying out the work, to which a financing offer can be integrated; it is offered by operators controlled by the local authorities, with the aim of using the leverage of financing to direct the demand and supply of renovation work towards energy efficiency.

Third-party financing companies

in France.


(Region Agency for Energy Efficiency Work)

Set up as a semi-public company by the Poitou-Charente region in 2015, its perimeter now extends to Nouvelle Aquitaine.

AREC Occitanie

(Agence Régionale Energie Climat)

Regroups the activities that contribute to the action plan of the Occitania Region towards the “Positive Energy Region” objective (REPOS). AREC includes a Local Public Company (LPS) which is expected to start third party financing activities in early 2020.

Bordeaux Métropole Energie

Formed as a semi-public holding company in 2017, at the time of the restructuring of the Régaz Bordeaux group to separate the historical activities of network management and gas distribution. Bordeaux Métropole Energie SPC has also been developing third-party financing activities since 2019.

Centre Val de Loire Region

Plans to set up its third party financing operator with SPC status during the year 2020.


(Renovation Pass)

Set up as a Regional Authority by the Picardy Region at the end of 2013 and now covers the whole of the Hauts-de-France Region.

Ile-de-France Energie


Created as a semi-public company by the Ile de France Region in 2013.


The SCP which carries out the activity of third party financing for the Grand-Est Region.