Support measures are available for geothermal projects focusing on electricity production and direct use of geothermal energy for heat production.
For geothermal projects electricity production, subsidies for the search of geothermal resources are available for the prospecting and exploration phases. Guarantees are also available for these projects. In addition, feed-in-tariffs also apply to the production of electricity from geothermal energy.
Since 1 January 2018, subsidies for projects focusing on the direct use of geothermal energy for the heat production have also been available for the prospecting and subsurface development stages.