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Households

Note: The subsidy programme was already implemented. A total number of 1.134 families and small/micro enterprises  have installed in their premises biomass boilers with partially reimbursement from the European funds.  The total installed power is 25 MW. The total amount of subsidies, delivered in 2012-2016, is 24,2 million EUR, European funds.   

Subsidy programme

Choose an eco-friendly alternative to gas- or coal-fired heating systems! Install a biomass-fired boiler at home or at your company’s premises (small and micro enterprises)! The Energy and Biomass Project Moldova subsidized up to 1 300 Euro for procurement and installation of biomass-fired boilers.

The subsidy amount was:

1.300 Euro

500 Euro

  • for biomass boilers with 85% efficiency or higher
  • at least 36 hours of battery life
  • automated control panel
  • biofuel:  pellets or mixed (briquettes and pellets)
  • for biomass boilers with 75% efficiency or higher
  • at least 6 hours of battery life
  • automated control panel
  • biofuel: briquettes

How could you apply? Just follow these three easy steps:

  1. Choose a boiler produced or assembled in Moldova
  2. Submit your application to the Energy Efficiency Agency
  3. Install the boiler and get the subsidy

Who could buy subsidized biomass-fired boilers?

  • any individual who is a citizen of and lives in Moldova
  • any Moldovan small or micro enterprise
  • owners/co-owners of real estate/companies where biomass boilers will be installed, and the premises are not connected to the central heating system

  What does the application package for the subsidy program included?

For households:

Grant application

A statement of responsibility on the accuracy of data provided for participation in the subsidy program

Documents that acknowledge the applicant’s ownership of the real estate where the solid biofuel equipment will be installed (from the land register or certificate from the local government that acknowledges the applicant’s ownership of the house)

A written agreement from the co-owners of the real estate where the heating system will be installed to participate in the subsidy program (if appropriate)

ID of the applicant and, if appropriate, of the co-owners (copy)

Quotation and boiler technical specifications (in original) issued by a certified supplier

 

Quotation and boiler technical specifications (in original) issued by a certified supplier: 

Grant application

Registration certificate and the extract from the State Register

Minutes of the general assembly of the company’s founders/shareholders acknowledging their agreement to apply for the subsidy program/span>

The documents that acknowledge the applicant’s ownership/co-ownership of the real estate where the equipment will be installed

The real estate lease agreement concluded for a longer term and the written agreement from its owner on the participation in the subsidy program

Tax certificate on lack of debts to the national public budget

A statement of responsibility on the accuracy of the data provided for participation in the subsidy program

A certified copy of the financial statement for the previous reporting period (last year)

Quotation and equipment technical specifications (in original) issued by a certified supplier

  The application packages shall be submitted personally by applicants or by their legal representatives at the Energy Efficiency Agency. The Energy Efficiency Agency may request verbally or in writing additional documents or information to be provided no later than three business days.

Eligible Boilers

See the regulation of the subsidy program for procurement of biomass boilers for households. To be eligible for the subsidy program the boilers must be made or partially assembled in Moldova. The program covers a wide range of boilers made in Moldova or by European renowned producers, such as Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Romania, Latvia, Greece and Italy, and assembled in Moldova. The list of the eligible companies and boilers is available here.. The certification of the suppliers of biomass boilers made or assembled in Moldova is ongoing. The list of documents required for certification is available here. The subsidy program for procurement of biomass boilers for households and small and micro enterprises is a component of the Energy and Biomass Project Moldova funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Development Program. The subsidy program is implemented in partnership with the Energy Efficiency Agency.

For more information about the subsidy program contact the Energy Efficiency Agency: 1 Alecu Ruso str., floor 10, Chisinau, MD-2068,  Tel: (22) 499 444 (ext.8);  Mob.: +373 67430436; Email: programe@aee.md During phase I (2011-2014), the subsidy program of the Energy and Biomass Project Moldova helped 620 families and small enterprises to install biomass-fired boilers and enjoy increased thermal comfort at lower cost.

For further information contact: Ina Zglavuta, communication specialist Tel: 022 83-99-85 Mail: ina.zglavuta@undp.org