Aids to lithium batteries for installations of photo voltaic panels in Catalonia

Ayudas a las baterías de litio para instalaciones de placas solares en Cataluña

The Generalitat via the Catalan Vitality Institute (Icaen) has activated the subsidies for lithium ion batteries for photo voltaic self-consumption services. This line of support that’s aimed toward people and neighborhood communities, has an financial assist amounting to € 360,000.

With this measure, the Authorities seeks to advertise the set up of photo voltaic panels on roofs and roofs of homes and buildings, additionally enhancing the benefits of such a services by enabling the storage of vitality to be consumed each day and night time. For the Catalan Institute of Vitality, this can be a preliminary step to the creation of photo voltaic communities that change vitality, whether or not they’re residents or industries.

The grants will cowl 70% of the price of the batteries and related gear, with a most of € 5,000 per set up and functions can now be submitted. The target of Icaen is to assure the proper of residents to supply, retailer and share their vitality whereas Catalonia strikes in the direction of a renewable, distributed and democratic vitality mannequin.


This line of subsidies for self-consumption comes from the work carried out within the context of the Taula d’impuls to the photovoltaic self-consumption of Catalonia, promoted by the Catalan Institute of Vitality and which brings collectively representatives of municipal administrations, professionals and customers. The target of this desk is none aside from to remove the totally different regulatory, administrative, financial and data boundaries that hinder the generalization of this follow and reaffirms the dedication of the Authorities of Catalonia with a brand new vitality mannequin.

As indicated by the Icaen in its communiqué, the synergies between the totally different brokers of the Desk for Selling Self-consumption , in addition to the unequivocal curiosity of the Authorities in advancing the usage of photo voltaic vitality, have led to the emergence of enterprise collaborations between suppliers of batteries, engineers, distributors, electrical merchants and financing entities, who work to develop new and modern enterprise fashions, important to advance within the democratization of renewable energies and that with these grants will see their initiatives strengthened.


With the clear goal of making photo voltaic communities, the Authorities of Catalonia marks a method ahead for the remainder of the nation wherein it’s dedicated with out complexes to an vitality mannequin based mostly on photo voltaic self-consumption , selling a inexperienced and sustainable future.

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