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Annual tenders for large-scale solar heating and cooling systems

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on July 4, 2017
Since 2000 the Austrian Energy and Climate fund offers annual tenders for large-scale solar process heat or solar district heating plants. Also solar heating systems for commercial buildings which cover more than 20 % of the entire heating demand of the building are eligible and new technologies or innovative approaches receive funding. 
 
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Country / region

Austria

Name of programme

Solar thermal – large-scale systems

Type of incentive

Investment subsidy

Eligible technologies

Solar heating and cooling in four non-residential applications:

  1. Solar process heating and cooling
  2. Solar district heating
  3. Commercial buildings that reach a solar share of their total heat demand of more than 20%
  4. New technologies or innovative approaches

Applicable sectors

Businesses

Amount

Eligible costs include solar field, hydraulics, installation, monitoring and planning

Collector areas up to 2,000 m² receive 40 % of the eligible costs (plus 5 % for SMEs)

Collector areas between 2,001 and 5,000 m² receive 30 %

Collector areas above 5,001 m² receive 20 %

Maximum incentive

The maximum level of incentive depends on the application field

  1. 700 EUR/MWh useful solar yield
  2. 550 EUR/MWh useful solar yield
  3. 950 EUR/MWh useful solar yield
  4. No limits

Requirements for system

Application field 1 to 3: Collector area between 100 and 10,000 m²

Application field 4: Collector area between 50 and 10,000 m²

Requirements for installation

Selected plants are monitored and the owner hands over the data to the researchers responsible for the monitoring

Finance provider

Austrian Energy and Climate fund

Total funds

n/a

Funding source

Government-financed

Effective date

2010

Expiration date

Annual tender, applications excepted until 22 September 2017

Website

https://www.klimafonds.gv.at/foerderungen/aktuelle-foerderungen/2017/sol...

Last review of this tabloid

July 2017

Contact

Kommunalkredit Public Consulting GmbH
Team Large-scale solar thermal systems”
Phone: 0043/1/316 31-723
E-Mail: umwelt@kommunalkredit.at

 

Effective Date: 
January 1, 2014
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