Last update: 1 April 2022

Buildings in the content of the Plan (extracted from the REC/E3G Spanish Country Profile)

Spain’s NRRP comprises measures worth €69.5bn. €7.8bn (11%) is allocated to buildings, the majority of which is for renovation across residential and public buildings (€6.8bn, ~10%). The residential sector attracts the highest share of investment, including €3.6bn for a multi-measure renovation programme for economic and social recovery in residential environments, €1bn for a ‘Regeneration and Demographic Challenge’ programme focused on smaller municipalities and low-income areas. €758m is allocated to renovation of public buildings, in addition to renovation activities supported by a €1bn allocation for the modernisation of public services, and €135m for energy efficiency of sports facilities. €1bn is allocated to the construction of new buildings for social housing.

Read the full Spanish Country Profile here.

Disbursements’ timeline

  • 2021-08-17: The European Commission disbursed €9,036,636,649 in pre-financing to Spain (13% of its financial allocation under the RRF, fully consisting of grants).
  • 2021-11-09: Spain and the European Commission sign the Operational Arrangements.
  • 2021-11-12: Spain submitted the first payment request of €10 billion (net of pre-financing). This first payment request relates to 52 milestones covering several reforms.
  • 2022-12-03: The Commission published a positive preliminary assessment of the satisfactory fulfilment of all 52 milestones and targets in relation to the first payment request.
  • 2021-12-27: The Commission disbursed the first payment of €10 billion to Spain.
  • 2022-04-30: Spain submits the second payment request of €12 billion which relates to 40 milestones.
  • 2022-06-27: The Commission published a positive preliminary assessment of the satisfactory fulfilment of 40 milestones in relation to the second payment request.
  • 2022-07-29: The Commission disbursed the second payment of €12 billion to Spain.

Indicative timeline for future payment requests (based on the signed operational arrangements)

Payment Request for the First Instalment EUR 11.494.252.874 Q4 2021
Payment Request for the Second Instalment EUR 13.793.103.448 Q1 2022
Payment Request for the Third Instalment EUR 6.896.551.724 Q3 2022
Payment Request for the Fourth Instalment EUR 11.494.252.874 Q1 2023
Payment Request for the Fifth Instalment EUR 8.045.977.011 Q3 2023
Payment Request for the Sixth Instalment EUR 9.195.402.299 Q1 2024
Payment Request for the Seventh Instalment EUR 3.995.348.232 Q1 2025
Payment Request for the Eighth Instalment EUR 4.597.701.149 Q3 2026

Table of buildings' measures (categorised under their specific instalments)

All information has been extracted from the Study: “E3G. (2021). Renovate2Recover: How transformational are the National Recovery Plans for Buildings Renovation?” and the European Commission’s Recovery and Resilience Scoreboard.