Factsheet: Climate & Energy Fund: Subsidy scheme wood heating

Climate & Energy Fund: Subsidy scheme wood heating

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Climate & Energy Fund: Subsidy scheme wood heating
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Klima- und Energiefonds: Förderaktion Holzheizungen und Solaranlagen 2012
Description: 
Subsidy scheme (for private households) for the implementation of pellet and wood-chip central heating systems and pellet stoves. The subsidy applies to the substitution of fossil fuel-based heating systems with renewable energy-based ones. Installations must be operated either with wood chips or pellets. Log wood boilers are not subsidised.
Goal/Aim: 
Support the substitution of fossil fuel-based heating systems with renewable energy-based ones.
Responsible Authority: 
Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management / Das Bundesministerium für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft & Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie / Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2011
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2012