SolarPLUS - photovoltaic funding for Berlin's solar turnaround

The SolarPLUS funding programme is designed to specifically support and further accelerate the expansion of photovoltaics in Berlin by improving the economic viability of solar installations. SolarPLUS is an extension and continuation of the Energy StoragePLUS funding programme.

Thus, investments in electricity storage systems are supported by grants so that the electricity generated on one's own roof can be used locally to an even greater extent. The programme's innovations are also intended to help make tenant electricity projects more economical.
In addition, solar installations on listed buildings are promoted, as well as façade photovoltaic installations and the combination of green roofs with solar installations.
Support is also provided for the preparation of solar projects by assuming a share of the costs for the preparation of studies, expert reports and concepts. The programme specifically focuses on companies that can thus implement larger solar projects.

Both private individuals and companies that invest in a photovoltaic system in Berlin are eligible to apply.

SolarPLUS is a funding programme of the Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Business. The regulations of the State of Berlin on the funding offer can be found in the funding guideline (pdf - only in German).

Module

Eligible expenditure

Amount of funding (gross)

A 1 Roof survey

A 2 Feasibility studies

A 3 Meter and measurement concepts

  • Costs for the preparation of the expert opinion resp.
  • the study or the concept

Natural persons/small enterprises: 65 %

medium-sized enterprises: 55 %

large enterprises: 45 %

Roof surveys as well as metering and measuring concepts maximum 5,000 EUR

Feasibility studies maximum 15,000 EUR

A 4 Tax consultations

Costs of the initial consultation

lump sum € 226.10

B 1 Measuring stations

 

  • Costs for the metering stations (e.g. meter cabinets)
  • Planning services

natural persons, small enterprises: 65 %

medium-sized enterprises: 55 %

large enterprises: 45 %

maximum EUR 10,000

B 2 Merging of house connections

  • Costs for the dismantling of old house connections
  • and renewal or reinforcement of an existing
  • house connection as well as material costs for stronger cables if necessary
  • Labour costs
  • Planning costs

Natural persons/small enterprises: 65 %

medium-sized enterprises: 55 %

large enterprises: 45 %

maximum EUR 5,000

C 1 Purchase of electricity storage

  • Investment costs for the electricity storage system
  • Investment costs for the energy management system
  • Investment costs for battery inverters or
  • two thirds of the investment costs for hybrid inverters,
  • costs for the installation of the storage system, the energy management system
  • and the inverter

Persons entitled to dispose of one and two-family houses: 300 EUR per kWh

maximum 15,000 EUR


Persons entitled to dispose of multi-family houses, small enterprises: 65 %

medium-sized enterprises: 55 %

large enterprises: 45 %

maximum 30,000 EUR

C 2 Lease electricity storage

Funding per kilowatt hour of storage capacity
of the storage unit

300 EUR per kWh

maximum 15.000 EUR

D 1 Listed PV

 

Additional costs compared to standard PV system

natural persons, small enterprises: 65 %

medium-sized enterprises: 55 %

large enterprises: 45 %

maximum EUR 15,000

Maximum 100 funding cases in total

D 2 Façade PV

Additional costs compared to standard PV system

natural persons, small enterprises: 65 %

medium-sized enterprises: 55 %

large enterprises: 45 %

maximum EUR 30,000

Maximum 100 funding cases in total

D 3  Green Roof PV

 

Additional costs of the PV system on a green roof
compared toStandard PV system
(e.g. for higher substructures)

natural persons, small enterprises: 65 %

medium-sized enterprises: 55 %

large enterprises: 45 %

maximum EUR 15,000

Maximum 100 funding cases in total

 

Contact

Mon., Tue., Thu. & Fri. 10:00 - 14:00 o'clock
Phone: 030 / 2125-4480
solarplus@ibb-business-team.de

 

Combine the SolarPLUS with other funding schemes

Are you planning to undertake energy efficiency measures as part of your photoviltaic project and are looking for additional financial support? Then you could benefit from applying for other funding schemes and combining these with EnergiespeicherPLUS:

 

Blick auf begrüntes Dach mit Solaranlage

ENEO

Grants for energy advice

Wirtschaftsnahe Elektromobilität (WELMO)

Grants for transitioning to e-mobilityobilität

Berliner InvestitionsBONUS

Grants for future-focused investments in businesses

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