Factsheet: Act on Thermo-Modernisation

Act on Thermo-Modernisation

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Act on Thermo-Modernisation - Act of 21 November 2008 on Support for Thermo-Modernisation and Refurbishments
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Ustawa z dnia 21 listopada 2008 r. o wspieraniu termomodernizacji i remontów
Description: 
The thermo-modernisation grant scheme supports building renovations which increase energy efficiency or the use of renewable energy sources for heating purposes. Lenders may receive grants to pay off part of the loan taken out to implement such measures. Eligible measures shall reduce a building's annual energy demand, annual energy losses or annual costs of heat production or replace existing heat generation plants with renewable or high-efficiency CHP plants. The amount of grant is equal to 20% of the loan received for the implementation of thermo-modernisation undertakings. However, the subsidy may not exceed 16% of the total costs of the modernisation work and may not exceed twice the amount of the anticipated annual savings in energy costs, which were identified through an energy audit
Goal/Aim: 
support building renovations which increase energy efficiency or the use of renewable energy sources for heating purposes

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministerstwo Gospodarki (MG) – Ministry of Economy

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2009
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2013