Subsidy scheme for production processes

Since August 2013 private enterprises can get grants to shift to renewable energies in their industrial production processes or to conect to district heating instead of running fossil boilers. For this purpose the Danish Energy Agency allocates DKK 250 million (EUR 33,5 milliion) this year. From 2014 to 2020 each year there are DKK 500 million (EUR 67 million) diposable. Subsidies between 45% and 65% of the total project cost are possible.

Country / Region


Name of program

RE to Production Processes

Type of incentive


Eligible technologies

Measures for energy efficiency and renewable energies especially
biomass and biogas but also wind, PV and solar-thermal systems as well as connection to district heating

Applicable sectors

Industrial sector


 Maximum aid rates depend on size and type of the project

Maximum incentive

Maximum rate for conversion projects in per cent of the eligible costs:
– 45%  for large enterprises
– 55% for medium
– 65% for small businesses

Require-ments for system

Not specified

Require-ments for installation

Not specified

Finance provider

Danish Energy Agency

Total funds

Тhis year the fund disposes of DКK 250 million (EUR 33,5 million),
from 2014 to 2020 DKK 500 (EUR 67 million) are available each

Funding sources

Ministry of Climate, Energy and Building
Danish Agency for Energy

Effective date

August 2013

Expiration date



Last review of this tabloid

September 2013


Ministry of Climate, Energy and Building
Danish Energy Agency
Mr Kristian Havskov Sørensen
Amaliegade 44,
DK- 1256 Copenhagen K
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Baerbel Epp

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