Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2001
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives
Policy Target:Multi-Sectoral Policy
Agency:Kommunalkredit Austria AG
Funding:€ 60 for 2004 through 2006
Description:Remediation of contamined sites The Federal Environment Fund is enabled to fund environment projects with a total budget frame of 69.2 million ? in 2005. Over the past years, increasing priority has been given to climate change related domestic projects. In 2005, 81% of the funding sum was dedicated to domestic projects with direct implications on GHG emissions, and that share will even be extended. For the budget period 2006, the total budgetary frame shall been increased to reach 80.2 million EURO, which means, that starting from a granting frame 2003 of 47.238 ? the annual granting frame was raised year by year by 11 million EURO. All additional funding (i.e. 66 million ? from 2004 to 2006) will be channelled for climate change purposes. Over the past years, funding focused on biomass and biogas district heating, entrepreneurial biomass central heating systems, solar panels and energy efficiency measures, small hydro and wind power stations and thermal renovation of commercial buildings. In 2003, subsidies were: - Renewable energy € 25.5 million - Other climate related subsidies € 35.8 million (including € 6.6 million for energy efficiency) The investments resulting from these supports amounted to € 124.8 million, respectively € 169.5 million (therefrom energy efficiency € 29.2 million).

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