Subsidies for improving energy efficiency in the industry

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GRANTS YEAR 2019-2020 STATE AID PROGRAM FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY ACTIONS IN SMEs AND LARGE INDUSTRIAL SECTOR ENTERPRISE (ENERGY EFFICIENCY PERFORMANCE PROGRAM IN GALICIA) ENERGY INSTITUTE OF GALICIA (INEGA)

Start request: September 12, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
End of application: December 31, 2020

Resolution of August 8, 2019 of the Agency Enerxético Instituto de Galicia (Inega) approving the call for a procedure to grant aid corresponding to the state aid program for energy efficiency actions in SMEs and large companies in the industrial sector ( Program of energy efficiency actions in industry) (Procedure code IN421V). ( DOG of August 22, 2019 ).

Eligible concepts

Measure 1: Improvement of technology in industrial equipment and processes.
Measure 2: Implementation of energy management systems.

The minimum investment for the action to be eligible must be 100,000 euros per action for Measure 1, Improvement of technology in industrial equipment and processes, and 50,000 euros per action in the case of Measure 2, Implementation of systems of energy management. In both cases VAT not included.

Each company may submit one or more applications. Each request will include a single technical project that can consist of a single action or several homogeneous actions carried out in the same location and that will be assessed together.

Aid characteristics

- Budget: € 16.1 M.
- Financed with the FNEE (National Energy Efficiency Fund) and with the ERDF (European Regional Development Fund).
- Non-competitive concurrence, the funds being allocated in order of arrival.

Submission of applications

The deadline for submitting applications begins on September 12 at 09:00 hours, and will remain open until 23:59 hours on December 31, 2020.

Only electronic filing is supported. Mandatory documentation

Those interested will make the requests through the computer application enabled to cover the standardized forms and submit them electronically together with the digitized complementary documentation indicated in the regulatory bases.

To formulate the application, in addition to encher or corresponding form cos identification data of the applicant and xerais gives action (Request for axuda - Annex I), it should be provided through application, following minimum documentation:
- Authorization for representation - Annex II (except for physical or legal persons who present directly with their digital certificate).
- Three offers from different suppliers or at least a justification report that there are no more suppliers in the market that produce the equipment or provide the service.

Beneficiaries

They may access the status of beneficiaries of these grants:

a) Companies that are considered SMEs or Large companies in the industrial sector, whose CNAE 2009 starts with the Division from 07 to 39, excluding those that start with Division 12 and 34, provided they have their fiscal residence or a permanent establishment in the territory of the autonomous community of Galicia.

b) Energy services companies, understanding as such the widest possible definition of organizations that provide this type of services. In order to be the ultimate recipients of the aid, these companies must act in accordance with an energy service contract with one of the companies indicated in section a), in any case impacting the assistance provided in this program to the company where Run the project.

Execution and justification period eligible actions

The deadline for the execution of eligible projects will begin once the request for assistance has been made and will end in 24 months from the date of notification of the concession resolution. In exceptional cases derived from unforeseeable circumstances duly justified, the aforementioned term may be extended up to a maximum of 30 months from the date of notification of the concession resolution. The period of execution of the proceedings may in no case exceed December 31, 2023.

The justification on the part of the last recipients of the execution of the actions object of aid must be done before or instrutor body within a maximum period of three months from the end of the maximum period granted for the execution of the actions.

Maximum aid amount

The amount of aid for each of the actions is established in Annex I of Royal Decree 263/2019, of April 12, which regulates the Program of aid for energy efficiency actions in SMEs and large Industrial sector company. The amount of the aid will be the minimum between 30% of the project's eligible investment and the amount that results from applying 35% for large companies to the eligible cost, and 45% for medium-sized businesses and 55% for small businesses. < br />
In general, a maximum aid per project of 1,000,000 euros is established. The maximum aid per project may be increased up to 2,000,000 euros in those actions that at the request stage justify the achievement of high levels of energy savings. The following table establishes the maximum aid value based on the justified annual energy savings.

Annual energy savings Maximum help (€)
AE <500 tep / year 1,000,000
AE≥500 tep / year 2,000 x AE

Where AE = Annual energy savings in (tep / year) justified in the application phase.

More information: http://www.inega.gal/subvencions/ subvencions / aforro / 2019 / tab_aforro2019_0005.html? language = es

Written by golpe. 29-08-2019