Measure 4: Investments in physical assets, Submeasure 4.1: Support for investments in agricultural holdings, Type of operation 3: Use of renewable energy sources

Country Croatia
Influence of the
financing instrument
Thematic Scope electricity generation or consumption suitable for coupling with P2G hubs
Type Investment Funding
Legal/Financial Form grant

Some of the eligible costs of investments in energy from RES are: Investments in the construction and/or equipping of facilities for the production of energy from renewable sources, with associated equipment and infrastructure. Includes investments in the construction and/or equipping of facilities for the reception, processing and storage of raw materials for the production of energy from renewable sources with associated equipment and infrastructure.  

Possible usage of the funding instrument in the P2G context: This financial incentive is good for the farmers that already have own source of biomass and can use it for energy purposes by building an energy plant. 

There is no limit for the utilization of surplus energy, which can contribute to generation of green hydrogen in the P2G, located nearby, or owned by the user of this subsidy–if market incentives for green hydrogen or bio-methane make it viable.

Legal Entity Agencija za plaćanja u poljoprivredi, ribarstvu i ruralnom razvoju (APPRRR)
Agency for Payments in Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development
Geographic Scope Entire Croatia
Eligibility Criteria Physical and legal persons registered in the Register of Farmers
Co-Financing Rate Up to 50% of the value of the total eligible costs (additional co-financing available, according to specific terms)
Volume Total available amount for subsidy is 100.000.000,00 HRK. Amount of co-financing available per project is 5.000 – 1.000.000 EUR.
Duration The duration of tender in 2020 was 2 months.
Limitations Request for payment can be done within 2 years after applying for subsidy. Down payment request can be made within 9 months after applying for subsidy.
Periodicity thus far Yearly
Web Address https://www.apprrr.hr/podmjera-4-1-potpora-za-ulaganja-u-poljoprivredna-gospodarstva/