Country:Poland
Year:2013
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2013
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies
Policy Target:Bioenergy
Policy Sector:Framework Policy, Multi-sectoral Policy, Transport
Agency:The Ministry of Economy
URL:http://www.dziennikustaw.gov.pl/DU/2013/609/1
Legal References:The Regulation of Ministry of Economy of 25 April 2013 on the detailed conditions, manner and procedure of granting funding of the implementation of activities related to the production of biocomponents, liquid biofuels or other renewable fuels and the use them in transport: Dz.U.2013.609;
Funding:Expenses will be specified in the Budget Act, in the amount of 1.5% planned in the previous year, revenues from excise duties on motor fuels (ca. 100 mln EUR annually)
Description:

The regulation of Ministry of Economy of 25 April 2013 on the detailed conditions, manner and procedure of granting funding of the implementation of activities related to the production of biocomponents, liquid biofuels or other renewable fuels and the use them in transport provides the possibility of funding of the following actions:

  • Investments in the production of biocomponents, liquid biofuels or other renewable fuels;
  • Support of ecological transport through the funding of public transport operating in urban agglomerations, in spas, in areas that protect the environment, which use liquid biofuels or other renewable fuels in the amount of at least twice the objectives set out in the National Indicative Target (NIT);
  • Research related to the development of new types of liquid biofuels or other renewable fuels, and relevant new constructional solutions, as well as operational implementations;
  • Educational programs that promote widespread use of liquid biofuels or other renewable fuels;
  • Promotion of the production and use of biocomponents and liquid biofuels;
  • Support for manufacturers of biocomponents and fuel producers;
  • Parking charges for vehicles fueled with liquid biofuels;
  • Purchase of new vehicles fueled with liquid biofuels.

The funding will be provided in the form of subsidy on the basis of the grant agreement signed between the Ministry of Economy, and the beneficiary selected in a course of designed contest. Expenses related to the above mentioned activities will be specified in the Budget Act, in the amount of 1.5% planned in the previous year, revenues from excise duties on motor fuels. The level of funding varies for each activity and is specifically defined in the Regulation.

Related policies:Act on biocomponents and liquid biofuels

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