Policy status:Ended
Date Effective:1995
Date Ended:1998
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies, Information and Education>Information provision, Information and Education>Advice/Aid in Implementation, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives
Policy Target:Wind>Onshore, Bioenergy>Biomass for heat, Bioenergy>Biomass for power, Geothermal, Solar>Solar photovoltaic, Solar Thermal>Solar heat
Policy Sector:
Agency:Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi)
Funding:100 M DM (in 1997, 1 USD = 1.734 DM)
Description:This federal program, administrated by the Ministry of Economics, encouraged increased use of renewable energy via capital subsidies (up to a limit which varied by technology). Particular emphasis was given to solar collectors and heat pumps, small hydropower installations, large wind turbines (450 kW to 2 MW), PV installations greater than 1 kW, and biomass installations. Solar water heaters for swimming pools and geothermal applications were excluded.

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