Policy status:Ended
Date Effective:2013
Date Ended:2015
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Loans
Policy Target:Lighting
Agency:National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management (NFOŚiGW)

Aim of the programme was to support projects aiming to improve the energy efficiency of street lighting systems. 

Forms of co-financing:
1) Grant – amount available PLN 160 million (ca. EUR 38 million) for the whole programme but the maximum amount of a grant is PLN 15 million;
2) Loan – amount available PLN 196 million (ca. EUR 46.6 million) for the whole period of the programme but the maximum loan amount is 18.3 million; obtaining a loan from the National Fund is subject to the award of the grant.

Grants may be awarded for the implementation of projects involving:
1) modernisation of street lighting (including replacement: light sources, luminaries, ballasts, power cables, poles, installation of new lighting points in the retrofit lighting strings if necessary to meet the standards of BS EN 13201);
2) installation of equipment for the intelligent control of lighting;
3) installation of control systems of power reduction and stabilisation of the supply voltage.

Beneficiaries: Local government units have the title to dispose of street lighting infrastructure for the ongoing project.

Within the programme 31 contracts were signed. The programme is no longer to be continued. 

25 Energy Efficiency Recommendations Applied:Lighting

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