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In Fall of 2019, the German government introduced new and binding climate goals. To help met these, several incentive programs for energy efficient construction and renovation were improved and relaunched at the start of 2020.
Germany’s KfW development bank has increased repayment- and investment grants as well as the maximum loans in many construction and renovation programs. The following chart shows a summary:Energy-efficiency-overview-of-changes-in-kfw-incentives | © KfW 2020
The Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control (BAFA) has also improved the funding conditions for renewable heating. The amount funded is calculated as share of the eligible costs of switching or extending a heating system. In new buildings, the funding rate for solar heating systems is now 30% of the eligible costs. The funding rate for biomass systems and heat pumps is now 35% of the eligible costs. There are minimum technical requirements that have to be fulfilled.
In existing buildings (i.e. buildings, in which the heating or cooling system to be switched out or extended was installed more than two years ago), the following systems are funded:
NB: This information is provided as a courtesy only. No claim is made to completeness, accuracy, or timeliness. Further terms and conditions apply. Refer to the original funding conditions for official information.