Small solar plants
Less than 5 kWp investment subsidies are granted for the plants, sufficient for them to achieve a 6 percent capital yield.
For plants between 5 kWp and 200 kWp, an investment subsidy is granted of 30 percent, not to exceed euros (EUR)200.
Waste liquor plants
Maximum 30 percent of the investment (not including real estate costs)
Small hydro plants
Medium hydro plants (<10 MW)
In open space:
Compact biomass (such as forest woodchips or straw):
Waste with high biogenic contingent:
Biogas from agrarian production:
The feed-in tariffs are regulated by the law for the promotion of electricity production from renewable energy resources (Ökostromgesetz 2012). The concrete feed-in tariffs have to be determined each year by a decree from the Ministry of Economics.
15 years for liquid and concrete biomass or biogas; 13 years for all other renewable technologies.
Applications have to be filed with the Renewable Energy handling Center (Ökostromabwickklungstelle, http:// www.oem-ag.at/).