Czech Republic: Residential Rebate Programme Nova Zelena Usporam

The Nova Zelena Usporam (New Green Savings/ New Greenlight to Savings) restared in August 2013. There was then a new call in April 2014 and one in May 2015. On 22 October 2015 the Ministry of  Environment started a long-term round which should last until the end of 2021.

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Country / region

Czech Republic

Name of programme 

Nova Zelena Usporam (New Green Savings/ New Greenlight to Savings)

Type of incentive 


Eligible technologies 

Solar thermal systems, biomass boilers and heat pumps as well as insulation, photovoltaics and connection to district heating

Applicable sectors 

Primarily residential home owners, who might also have rented their house to somebody.  


40% of the total investment

Maximum incentive 

Residential hot water systems: Czech Korun (CZK) 35,000

Residential combi systems, supplying domestic hot water and space heating: CZK 50,000

Requirements for system 

For the implementation of measures supported by the fond only certified materials, products and technologies can be used. You can find the registered technologies under the following link.

The solar thermal system must heat at least 50% of total water consumption. Heat storage tank sized with more than 50 litres per square metre collector area.

Requirements for installation 

The solar system must come from a supplier, which registered with the programme (you will find a list of registered suppliers under the following link.)

Finance provider 

Ministry of the Environment

Total funds

Total budget between 22 October 2015 and 31 December 2021 is CZK 27 billion

Funding source 

Governmental Environmental Fund

Effective date

The last and long-term call was started at 22 October 2015

Expiration date 

31 December 2021


Úvodní stránka

Last review of this tabloid 

February 2016


Ministry of the Environment
Phone: 00420/800 260 500


Baerbel Epp

Bärbel Epp is Founder and Director of the German communication and market research agency solrico and editor-in-chief of