Slovakian incentive programme Green Homes

Since January 2019 Slovaks can obtain again incentives for the installation of renewable energies systems including solar thermal energy from the EU funded programme Green Homes operated by the state Slovak Innovation and Energy Agency (SIEA) and implemented in various allocation rounds. Only Solar Keymark certified solar collectors are eligible and installers have to be registered at SIEA. This is the second round of the Green Home Programme that last until 2023. The first round started in December 2015.
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Name of programme

Green Homes II

Type of incentive

Investment subsidy

Eligible technologies

Solar water heaters, photovoltaics, heat pumps, small wind mills

Applicable sector

Private households as well as associations of apartment owners

Amount of subsidy for solar thermal pannels

400 EUR/kW solar thermal capacity for detached houses, max. 1.400 €

400 EUR/kW for apartment buildings, maximum of 1kW per appartment

In the case that no DHS are available in vicinity of the building subsidy amount is increased by 10%

The power of a particular collector in Watt is taken from the Solar Keymark certificate (solar radiation of 1000 W/sq.m, difference of 30 Celsius)

Requirements for system

Eligible collectors according to technology list provided by SIEA:

Requirements for installation

Installers have to be registered by SIEA:

Finance provider

Slovak Innovation and Energy Agency (SIEA)

Total funds

EUR 48 million

Funding sources

85% funded by the European Regional Developpment Fund (ERDF)

15% funded by Slovak Republic

Effective date

1 January 2019, implemented in several allocation rounds

Expiration date



Last review of this tabloid

September 2019


Slovak Innovation and Energy Agency
Bajkalská 27
827 99 Bratislava
Phone 00421/2/58248 111
Fax 00421/2/5342 1019


Baerbel Epp

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