HUF 100 bln in gov’t grants for home installation of solar panels

Nicholas Pongratz

Friday, April 16, 2021, 10:00 a.m.

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According to a report by, the Hungarian government will launch a tender this summer with grants of more than HUF 100 billion to support the installation of solar panels and energy-efficient electric heating systems.

The plans were announced by Attila Steiner, Minister of State for Development of the Circular Economy and for Energy and Climate Policy, at a conference organized by the Hungarian Solar Panel Association (MNNSZ).

The EUR 16 to 17 billion grants, which Hungary is expected to pull from the European Union’s recovery fund of EUR 750 billion, will support complex energy solutions in around 80,000 households, Steiner said.

He reaffirmed the government’s goal to triple the country’s solar panel capacity to 6 GW by 2030.


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