Biomethane, process gas from biomass, second generation biofuels

Country Austria
Influence of the
financing instrument
Thematic Scope power2gas technology
Type Investment Funding
Legal/Financial Form grant

Funding is available for new plants and reconstructions for the production of sustainable fuels (liquid and gaseous biofuels). The following types of plants are eligible for funding: Biogas plants for biomethane production incl. the processing technology for feeding into a gas grid or for use as fuel; Thermal gasification plants for the production of process gas from biomass incl. the processing technology for the production of liquid and gaseous fuels; Production plants for the manufacture of second-generation biofuels. Those based on food crops are excluded. 

Possible usage of the funding instrument in the P2G context: Directly applicable for an investment in P2G hubs, under the condition that all eligibility criteria are adhered to.

Legal Entity KPC (Kommunalkredit Public Consulting), Bundesministerium für Klimaschutz, Umwelt, Energie, Mobilität, Innovation und Technologie
KPC (Kommunalkredit Public Consulting) and Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology
Geographic Scope Austria
Eligibility Criteria The raw material production and the overall greenhouse gas balance of the biofuels produced must meet the sustainability criteria of EU Directive 2009/28/EC. The CO2 savings achieved are decisive for funding.
Co-Financing Rate max 20%
Volume max 4,5 M€
Duration not specified
Limitations Non-fundable are: facilities for the production of green electricity; facilities for the production of biofuels for which there is an obligation for admixture; facilities that work on the basis of food crops. Simultaneous application for funding by ERDF (European Regional Development Fund) or EAFRFD (European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development) should be made.
Periodicity thus far ongoing
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