Germany: Summary

Updated: 12.10.2017

Author: Tim Sternkopf

Support schemes

In Germany, the Guidelines for the support of RES-H set out the Market Incentive Programme (MAP), stipulating support schemes for the promotion of heat produced from renewable energy. BAFA is providing investment support and KfW offers low-interest loans (Renewable Energy Programme –Premium).

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Policies

Germany provides policies for the promotion of renewable energy sources covering training, certification and research programmes, a self-commitment of public authorities, the support of district heating networks and the introduction of building obligations regarding the use of heat produced from renewable energy.

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Further information

  • Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz, Bau und Reaktorsicherheit (BMUB) - Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Construction and Nuclear Safety
  • +49 301 830 50
  • BMUB website
  • service(at)bmub.bund.de