District heating - pilot programme

Last updated: 16 September 2020
The aim of the programme is to reduce the negative impact of district heating companies on the environment, including air quality improvement, by supporting investment projects.The programme will be implemented between 2019 and 2025:1) commitments (understood as signing contracts) will be made until 2023,2) funds will be spent until 2025.Forms of co-financing:1) Grant up to 30% of eligible costs, and in the case of projects using ORC technology to produce electricity - up to 50% of the qulified costs. The grant is granted on condition that a loan is taken out from NFOSiGW, in part in addition to 100% of the eligible costs 2) Loan up to 100% of eligible costs. Loan amount: from PLN 1 million to PLN 300 million.Beneficiaries: Companies whose object of activity is to produce heat and hold shares of the company of a local government unit, in this connection, local government units are not less than 70 %. At the same time the total heat output ordered of the district heating system under which the following is carried out the activity in question shall be no more than 50 MW.Reduction of the consumption of primary raw materials will be supported for projects consisting, inter alia, in the construction, extension or modernisation of existing production installations or industrial facilities, leading to the reduction of the consumption of primary raw materials (within their own production lines), including by replacing them with secondary raw materials, waste or leading to a reduction in the amount of waste generated.Reduction or avoidance of harmful atmospheric emissions for fuel combustion sources and Reduction or avoidance of harmful atmospheric emissions from industrial activities Projects in accordance with the "Notice of the Minister of Energy of 23 November 2016 on the detailed list of projects to improve energy efficiency" aimed at improving energy efficiency, as well as technological changes in existing facilities, installations and equipment - in PAMS desciribed as regulations for white certificate scheme .New sources of heat and electricity - undertakings carried out in an existing company/plant concerning the construction or reconstruction of generation units together with their connection to the distribution/transmission network, in which energy production is used:a) energy from renewable sources,(b) waste heat,(c) heat from cogeneration,Modernization/expansion of heating networksEnergy use of geothermal resourcesCall for proposals is opend until 18 December 2020.

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