SLOVAKIA RENEWABLE INCENTIVES

In the Slovak Republic, electricity from renewable sources is promoted through a feed-in tariff. Energy companies are obliged to purchase and pay for electricity exported to the grid. Operators of PV and wind power plants may also receive subsidies under the Operational Programme Environmental Quality. The use of renewable energy sources is further incentivised through an exemption from excise tax.

Renewable energy plants must be given priority connection, and electricity from renewable sources must be given priority dispatch. The grid operator is obliged to extend the grid without discriminating against certain users. SLOVAKIA RENEWABLE INCENTIVES

The support of heat from renewable energy sources mainly takes the form of financial support for investments. Operators of renewable energy plants may receive subsidies under the Operational Programme Environmental Quality. SLOVAKIA RENEWABLE INCENTIVES

The following policies aim at promoting the development, installation and usage of RES-installations in Slovakia: There is a professional training programme for RES-installers and there are RES-H building obligations. SLOVAKIA RENEWABLE INCENTIVES

ELECTRICITY

Support schemes

In the Slovak Republic, electricity from renewable sources is promoted through a feed-in tariff. Energy companies are obliged to purchase and pay for electricity exported to the grid. The use of renewable energy sources is further incentivised through an exemption from excise tax and several subsidies.

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Grid issues

In Slovakia, access of electricity from renewable sources to the grid is mainly regulated by the Act on the Support of Renewable Energy Sources. Renewable energy plants must be given priority connection, and electricity from renewable sources must be given priority dispatch. The grid operator is obliged to extend the grid without discriminating against certain users.

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Policies

The following policies aim at promoting the development, installation and usage of RES-installations in Slovakia: There is a professional training programme for RES-installers and there is a building obligation for the use of renewable heating and for the exemplary role of public authorities which came into effect in January 2013. SLOVAKIA RENEWABLE INCENTIVES

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HEATING AND COOLING

Support schemes

In Slovakia, the support of heat from renewable energy sources mainly takes the form of financial support for investments.

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Policies

The following policies aim at promoting the development, installation and usage of RES-installations in Slovakia: There is a professional training programme for RES-installers and there is a building obligation for the use of renewable heating and for the exemplary role of public authorities which came into effect in January 2013. SLOVAKIA RENEWABLE INCENTIVES

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TRANSPORT – MOBILITY

Support schemes

In Slovakia, the main support scheme for renewable energy sources used in transport is a quota system. This scheme obliges companies importing or producing petrol or diesel to ensure that biofuels make up a defined percentage of their annual fuel sales. Furthermore, biofuels are supported through a tax regulation mechanism.

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Further information

  • Ministerstvo Hospodárstva Slovenskej Republiky (MHSR) – Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic
  • +421 248 541 111
  • MHSR website
  • info(at)mhsr.sk