Subsidies for renewable energy production (Law of 3 August 2005)

Source: JOIN IEA/IRENA Policy and Measures Database
Last updated: 26 July 2012
The Ministry of the Environment, through this regulation, increased its support for the production of electrical energy. This support takes the form of bonuses whose size is dependent upon the system used. The bonus is provided to electricity produced from wind, hydropower, biomass and biogas. It applies to facilities installed and made operational between 1 January 2005 and 21 December 2007. The bonus is provided for maximum of ten years, to be renewed on a yearly basis. They vary per type of energy source and size of facilty as follows: Hydropower: 5 EUR/MWh for installed capacity between 1 and 500 kW, EUR 25/MWh for capacity of 0.5 to 3 MW. Wind and Biomass (including biogas, sewage and landfill gas): 25 EUR/MWh for installed capacity of 1kW to 3 MW

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