Second scheme for the restoration of Wind pumps

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Ministry for Gozo, has launched a second scheme for the restoration of wind-powered water pumps.

Differently from the original scheme launched last year (for which only farmers were eligible), this new scheme is now open to all residents of Gozo.

To be eligible an applicant must:

  • Be the owner or an emphyteuta or a tenant of the property, used for agricultural or agro-tourism purposes, with all the necessary authority to apply for the grant, or
  • Be the owner or an emphyteuta or a tenant of the property not used for economic activity, with all the necessary authority to apply for the grant.
  • Be a resident of Gozo and have an ID card as per the Identity Card Act.
  • Have obtained any necessary permits for the installation.

The grant, for every installation is equivalent to a maximum of 75% of the cost of equipment and/or labour required to render the system operational, capped at a maximum of EUR 1000.

This Scheme shall remain in force until the 30th June 2010, unless modified/terminated beforehand by a Notice in the Government Gazette, and may be renewed as deemed necessary. Early termination may occur, subject to availability of funds.

The documents relative to this scheme may be downloaded from the links below: