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Subsidy Programme for Solar Water Heating Systems
The new rebate and loan scheme in Poland started at the end of August 2010 and is run by the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management (NFOŚiGW). Residential home owners and multi-family houses can apply for a rebate of 45 % of the investment costs for a solar hot water system (see also news Residential Support Programme to finally start). In July 2012 the total budget of the programme increased from PLN 300 million to PLN 450 million.
|Name of programme||Subsidy programme for the purchase and installation of solar equipment|
|Type of incentive||Rebate and Loan|
Solar water heaters only.
Since January 2011 systems for space heating and hot water production are also eligible.
|Applicable sectors||Residential and multi-family houses|
|Amount||Rebate up to 45 % of the investment costs|
|Maximum support||Rebate up to a maximum of 2,500 PLN/m2 (625 EUR/m2)|
|Loan||Loan of up to 55 % of the investment costs|
|Requirements for system||Solar collectors must have certificate PN-EN 12975-2 or Solar Keymark|
|Finance provider||Six commercial banks|
|Total funds||PLN 450 million between 2010 and 2014|
|Funding source||Public money|
|Effective date||End of August 2010|
|Expiration date||End of 2014|
|Website||Details on the rebate: www.inwestujwkolektory.plDetails on the loan can be found on the websites of the six associated banks|
|Last review of this tabloid||November 2012|
|Contact||NFOŚiGW – Department of Communication and Strategy www.nfosigw.gov.pl|