Renewable Energy Sources for Voluntary Organisations

Renewable Energy Sources for Voluntary Organisations

Energy and Water Agency Initiative to promote the Deployment of Renewable Energy Sources by Voluntary Organisations

Applications are now CLOSED

In order to further encourage the use of renewable energy, the following Initiative is being launched by the Energy & Water Agency (EWA) to enable Voluntary Organisations to install and run a Photovoltaic (PV) System to be used on their premises.

The Second Call is applicable to Voluntary Organisations as defined in the Voluntary Organisations Act (Cap. 492), which are enrolled with the Office of the Commissioner for Voluntary Organisations and which, on the date of submission of an application in terms of this Initiative, meets all the eligibility criteria laid down in the Rules.

Voluntary Organisations may apply to be awarded a financial Grant towards the installation and commissioning of a PV system consisting of either twelve (12) or twenty-four (24) PV panels to be kept functional throughout the durability period on the premises used by the Voluntary Organisations for their voluntary activities.

Each eligible applicant would be provided with a grant of either € 5,000 or € 7,500, depending on the number of panels applied for. This sum is to cover the costs of the structure, inverter, installation works and professional advice.

The PV panels have a 300W rating and each panel has the following dimensions: 1985mm x 999mm

The Rules, governing this Call and the Application can be found to be downloaded below:

2nd call rules

Application Form

Information Session

All interested Voluntary Organisations are encouraged to register here for our Info session happening on the 18th of April at 6pm regarding both VO Schemes.

Applications will be received between 10:00am Monday 29th April 2024 and 10:00am Monday 13th May 2024.

An information session will be held on the 18th of April at 18:00.

The requested application and documentation are to be collated and submitted to the Managing Authority electronically as a scanned copy to pvforvo.ewascheme@gov.mt

The applications under this initiative will be received and evaluated on a first come first served basis, subject to availability of both funds and PV modules. Applications will be assigned a ranking number indicating the order in which it was received, provided that the application submitted is complete including all required documentation and planning permits (if applicable).

1st call 2023 – Closed

In order to further encourage the use of renewable energy, the following Initiative is being launched by The Energy & water Agency (EWA) to enable Voluntary Organisations to install and run a Photovoltaic (PV) System to be used on their premises.

This First Call is applicable only to Voluntary Organisations which had previously submitted an Application under the Second Call or Third Call of the Ministry for Energy, Enterprise and Sustainable Development Scheme for the Promotion of Renewable Energy Sources for Voluntary Organisations.

Voluntary Organizations may apply to be awarded a financial Grant towards the installation and commissioning of a PV system consisting of either twelve (12) or twenty-four (24) PV panels to be kept functional throughout the durability period on the premises used by the Voluntary Organizations for their voluntary activities.

The Initiative was launched in GN 21, 139 and governed in terms of these Rules and guidelines which can be found through here.

An information session will be held for 2 nd Call applicants on the 27 th October 2023.

An information session will be held for 3 rd Call applicants on the 9 th November 2023.

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