Financial aid programme for energy savings and renewable energy in housing 2013

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 5 November 2017
The regulation of 12 December 2012 sets up a new financial aid scheme called "PRIMe House €. The regulation went into force on 1 January 2013 superseding regulation in force between 2008 and 2012.
Scheme provides financial support in form of grants for projects aiming to improve energy savings and usage of renewable energy sources in the building sector. The scheme focus is on renovation and improvement of already existing households and enactment of new households with high energy efficiency indicators and substantial usage of renewable energy sources.
Only private homeowners can benefit from the scheme.
Levels of the support possible:
Individual homeowners can benefit from up to EUR 15000 for households with low energy consumption;
Less energy efficient households for renovation and installations or energy efficient and renewable energy technologies can receive up to EUR 40000 in grants.
Individuals installing following renewable installations can benefit from the support:
Solar thermal installations;
Solar PV;
Heat pumps;
Wood boilers;

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