The Ministry of Climate and Environment presented the details of the “Energy for the countryside” program, under which farmers and energy cooperatives will be able to apply for subsidies for RES installations. The start of the program is scheduled for January 25, 2023.
Support under “Energy for the countryside” can be paid in the form of a grant or a loan. Applicants for subsidies may apply for a subsidy of a maximum value of PLN 20 million, while in the case of applicants for a loan, the maximum amount is PLN 25 million. Co-financing will come from the Modernization Fund.
Support will be provided to farmers, energy cooperatives and their members. In the case of co-financing for photovoltaic installations or wind turbines, it is possible to apply for a loan of up to 100% of eligible costs, and in the case of biogas plants and hydropower plants, it is also possible to apply for a subsidy of up to 65% of eligible costs.

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