For Written Answer on : 24/01/2023
Question Number(s): 663 Question Reference(s): 3168/23
Department: Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Asked by: David Stanton T.D.
To ask the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine the number of TAMS supported photovoltaic installations finalised to date; the further number of such applications currently being processed by his Department; the overall value of both of these; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
Solar PV installations were grant aided under TAMS II which closed to new applications on 16th December 2022. They will also be included in the new TAMs 3 when it is launched soon.
Following approval, all applicants for grant aid under TAMS must complete their investments and submit an online claim within the time line specified on their approval letter.
To date 410 applications for grant-aid were received, of these 167 with a investment value of €3,364,955.62 have been installed, and received payment.
212 applications with an investment value of €5,458,587.09 have not yet been finalised.
A further 31 applications with an investment value of €481,360.78 did not submit claim for grant aid within the specified time line- these applications are now deemed expired.