Year:2001 (Dec 31st)
Policy status:Ended
Date Effective:2001 (Dec 31st)
Date Ended:2008 (March 1st) closed for new applications
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Feed-in tariffs/premiums, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Multiple RE Sources, Heating, Multiple RE Sources, Power, Wind, Hydropower, Bioenergy
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Ministry of Environment
Legal References:Règlement grand-ducal du 28.12.2001 au Mémorial A-n° 167 du 31.12.2001; Règlement grand-ducal du 3 août 2005;
Renewable Energy Description:

Act establishing incentive for electricity generated from wind, hydro, solar, biomass and biogas was introduced on 31st December 2001 increasing support for electricity generation from renewable energy sources. 

Form of the support:

  • Financial bonus (“premium”) paid on top of the feed-in tariff.
  • Level of the support depends on the type of the installations
  • per each kWh send to the grid.

Technologies eligible and levels of the support:

  • Solar PV (<50 kW): EUR 0.45 - 0.50/kWh;
  • Wind (< 3 MW): EUR 0.25/kWh;
  • Hydro (< 3 MW): EUR 0.25/kWh;
  • Biomass (< 3 MW): EUR 0.25/kWh;
  • Biogas (< 3 MW): EUR 0.25/kWh;

Systems commissioned:

  • between 1 January 2001 and 31 December 2005;
  • 1 January 2005 and 31 December 2007;

Length of the support:

Solar PV installations receive support for period of 20 years and 10 years for other systems.


Digression system is in place for the scheme

Closed for new applications on:

1 March 2008

This incentive system is complementary to the feed-in tariff schemes for renewable energy and cogeneration from 1994 and 2005.


Related policies:Feed-in tariffs for renewable energy and cogeneration (Règlement du 30 mai 1994) , Feed-in tariffs for renewable energy and cogeneration (Règlement du 14 october 2005)

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