Subsidy scheme for households supporting energy saving measures and housing refurbishment

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 5 November 2017
The Decree of 26 March 2015 established a subsidy scheme for households supporting energy saving measures and housing refurbishment. The Decree entered into force on 1st of April 2015.
The programme subsidises installation of certain renewable energy systems, such as heat pumps, solar water heaters or biomass-fired boilers that help with energy savings for households.
Amount of the subsidy differ per technology installed. The capital grant for biomass boiler installation amounts up to EUR 800. The subsidy cannot exceed 70% of the total installations costs of the boiler. Similar grant rules apply for installation of heat pumps and geothermal energy in households. Support for solar thermal installations amounts to EUR 1500 and cannot exceed 75% of the investment costs per project.

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End uses covered
  • Building end-uses
  • Building vintage
  • Existing buildings
  • New buildings