Wood, pellets, fuel oil, gas or electricity... What state aid, including the energy check for French people heating with wood, can you benefit from to stay warm and how do you apply for it? We take stock.
Here is the list of all the state aid to claim for warm up , depending on the installation you have at home.
A renewable and ecological fuel, wood is a cheap and environmentally friendly . The installation of a wood stove is thus eligible for several financial aids allowing the cost of the installation to be considerably reduced. To benefit from it, the work must imperatively be carried out by a certified craftsman recognized as guarantor of the environment (RGE).
Minister Delegate for Public Accounts, Gabriel Attal specifies that this aid of 50 to 200 euros may be granted to French people who earn up to 2,260 euros per month (single person) and up to 4,750 euros (couple with two children), or 2.6 million households. ' The box office will open on December 22. All you have to do is log in to the site. checkenergie.gouv.fr and enter their teledeclarant number and invoice ', details the minister in The Parisian .
Based on the polluter pays principle, the energy bonus encourages polluting industries to participate in efforts to reduce greenhouse gases by subsidizing the work of individuals intended to save energy. Open to all and without conditions of resources, all individuals can benefit from it, whether they are tenants or owner-occupiers or lessors. For' installing a wood stove , the amount of the Effy Bonus can be up to 800 euros for the lowest income and it is paid in the form of a bank check.
Flagship State aid scheme in terms of renovation energy, MaPrimeRénov' is a financial aid granted to households who carry out energy renovation work in their home, depending on household income and the energy savings made. It comes in the form of a bank transfer and will be distributed on simple online request on the dedicated site, however, the request must be made before the start of work. For the installation of a wood stove, the premium MaPrimeRénov' can reach 2,000 euros for households with the lowest incomes . In addition, it can be combined with Prime Effy, provided you apply for Prime Effy first.
Tax assistance accessible to all without a means test, the reduced rate VAT applies to any installation of equipment aimed at improving the energy performance of one's home. Equip yourself with a wood stove thus makes it possible to lower the VAT to 5.5% instead of 20% , a reduction automatically applied to the invoice issued by the company carrying out the work.
The acquisition of a wood stove can also be financed by a zero-rate eco-loan (eco-PTZ) intended to finance energy renovation work thanks to a 0% loan. Available until December 2024, the PTZ can be combined with other aid. The eco-PTZ can finance up to 50,000 euros , depending on the number of energy renovation works envisaged, and must be taken out within 3 years of the date of completion of the works, in a banking establishment.
An economical and efficient solution, heating with pellets is also ecological, which means that it is eligible for several financial aids granted by the State. The installation of a pellet stove can thus be financed by the energy bonus, MaPrimeRénov', the zero-rate eco-loan and the VAT reduced to 5.5%.
Paid in the form of a bank cheque, the energy bonus, or Prime Effy, is calculated according to income, work carried out and place of residence . For the installation of a pellet stove, it can reach up to 800 euros for very modest households. To be able to benefit from the energy bonus, the work must be carried out by a certified craftsman recognized as guarantor of the environment (RGE).
Granted before the start of the work, MaPrimeRénov' allows households with low incomes to replace an energy-intensive device with a high-performance solution. The request for help is made on the site maprimrenov.gouv.fr to which a tax notice must be attached. The amount granted for the installation of a pellet stove can reach up to 3,000 euros for households with very modest incomes.
The purchase of a pellet stove is eligible for the MaPrimeRénov' Sérénité subsidy set up by the National Housing Agency (Anah) for low and very low incomes.
The pellet stoves can benefit from a reduced VAT rate of 5.5%, applied directly to the quotation. Reduced-rate VAT is offered to all households, without means-testing, provided that the work is carried out by an RGE Qualibois professional and that the pellet stove meets the standards in force. Buying a pellet stove yourself does not therefore allow you to benefit from the reduced rate of VAT.
Replacing your heating system with more ecological equipment such as a pellet stove can be eligible for the zero-rate eco-loan. This bank loan, whose interest is borne by the State, can be granted to households who carry out energy renovation work in their home, provided that their home was built more than 2 years ago and that the work is carried out by an RGE Qualibois certified craftsman. For a pellet stove, the loan amount can be up to 15,000 euros for a maximum repayment term of 20 years.
In order to support households using oil heating, the government announced in mid-September the implementation of new exceptional aid for the winter of 2023. The fuel energy check of 100 to 200 euros is paid from November 8, 2022. The amount of the check depends on household income and the number of people in the household. A single person receiving the minimum wage, with at least one child, will receive, for example, a check for 200 euros.
Combined with the exceptional aid for oil heating, the exceptional energy check will be paid at the end of 2022 to 40% of the most modest households, while the 'classic' energy check is automatically granted once a year depending on the situation. family and household resources. This cheque, of which the amount varies between 48 and 277 euros , can be used to pay your fuel bill.
For' encourage the most modest households to replace their oil boiler or gas , considered too polluting, by a more ecological heating system (pellet stove, heat pump, etc.), some households will be able to benefit from the MaPrimeRénov' system.
If the trend is towards the end of fossil fuels, it is however possible to benefit from aid to renovate or install your gas condensing boiler.
The installation of a gas condensing boiler is eligible for the energy bonus, or Prime Effy, depending on household income. For example, it is possible to get up to 375 euros for a household with very low incomes.
Combinable with the Prime Effy, MaPrimeRénov' financial aid is intended for households carrying out energy renovation work. For the installation of a gas condensing boiler, it offers up to 1,200 euros to households with very modest incomes.
The installation of a new boiler can be facilitated by a zero-interest eco-loan whose interest is paid by the state .
The households making install a condensing gas boiler by an RGE craftsman automatically benefit from the VAT reduced to 5.5%, applied directly to the invoice.
The energy check is a state scheme that helps low-income families pay their natural gas bills. It is granted under certain conditions of resources and its amount can range up to 277 euros .
The energy check helps low-income households to pay their electricity bills for their homes but also to finance certain works such as the installation of a high-performance electric radiator to replace an old convector.
Open to all, the energy premium is a financial assistance intended for all individuals, owners or tenants of a dwelling built for at least two years . It makes it possible to finance work provided that it is carried out by an RGE-certified craftsman. Obtaining it is not subject to income conditions, on the other hand low-income or very low-income households will be able to benefit from larger premium amounts.Source journaldesfemmes.fr