Funds for renewable energy sources will go to 21 Silesian municipalities

Fundusze na odnawialne źródła energii trafią do 21 śląskich gmin

The stage of formal and substantive assessment was positively passed by 107 projects in which applicants applied for support for a total amount exceeding PLN 800 million. (photo: press materials)

Funds supporting the installation of renewable energy sources will go to 21 communes of the province. Silesian – representatives of the local marshal’s office said. They indicated that this was the result of cooperation with the government, thanks to which an additional PLN 80 million was allocated to support this type of undertaking.

“Thanks to cooperation with the government, we have received an additional PLN 80 million to increase the allocation of funds for this competition. This shows that the cooperation of administration at the voivodship level with the government administration works very well and efficiently “- said the marshal of the province. of Silesia Jakub Chełstowski.

On this day, contracts for co-financing of projects were signed in the Marshal’s Office of the Silesian Voivodeship, which will receive support from the funds of the Regional Operational Program of the Silesian Voivodeship for 2014-20 directed at renewable energy sources.

According to information from the Marshal’s Office, this is a competition with an initial budget of PLN 75.9 million, to which the recruitment was carried out from the end of September 2017 to the end of May last year. 125 applications were received. Then, the deadline for the settlement of the competition was postponed several times – until May this year, when the board of the province Silesia requested the government to increase the budget.

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The stage of formal and substantive assessment was positively passed by 107 projects in which applicants applied for support for a total amount exceeding PLN 800 million.

“Increasing allocation by the management of the province Śląskie for funds from the performance reserve and funds obtained from the state budget, allowed the selection of one non-grant project for the amount (co-financing – red) PLN 53.1 million and three grant projects for the total amount (co-financing – red) PLN 94.4 million “- announced the marshal’s office.

The first of these projects, prepared by the Zawiercie commune, provides for “Construction of renewable energy installations in the Sosnowiec subregion – Irząe, Łazy, Poręba, Sosnowiec, Szczekociny, and Zawiercie.” Nearly PLN 53.1 million of subsidies from RPO was provided for the project with a total value of PLN 71 million.

The remaining three projects co-financed in the competition were prepared by the Association of Western Subregion of the Western Subregion of the Śląskie Voivodeship (subsidy PLN 20.5 million for the project for PLN 21.7 million), the commune and city of Czerwionka-Leszczyny (subsidy PLN 21.8 million for the project for 23 PLN million) and the Inter-municipal Association for Ecology in Żywiec (grant of PLN 52 million for the project for PLN 55.1 million).

“Despite the selection of a small number of projects, due to the grant formula of their implementation, thanks to the above investments funds from the co-financing will go to 21 communes of the province. Silesian, “- assured the local marshal’s office on Monday.

Source: https://www.portalsamorzadowy.pl/ochrona-srodowiska/fundusze-na-odnawialne-zrodla-energii-trafia-do-21-slaskich-gmin,130668.html

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