The Ministry of Finance and other three ministries and commissions recently issued an announcement again for the 2012 LED product subsidy promotion bidding. In February of this year, the three ministries and commissions issued an announcement and public bidding, but there was no result. According to people familiar with the matter, the biggest reason for this re-tender is the expansion of the scale. The total amount is expected to double to nearly 1 billion yuan (RMB, the same below), and the scale of winning bidders is also expected to expand to 30-50.
LED subsidy bidding expansion
In February of this year, the Ministry of Finance and other three ministries and commissions announced that the "2012 Semiconductor Lighting Products Financial Subsidy Promotion Project" was officially launched, involving indoor lighting products LED downlights, reflective self-ballasted LED lights, and outdoor lighting products LED street lights, LED Four types of tunnel lights. This is the first time that the Ministry of Finance has subsidized the promotion of LED products.
According to the person who participated in the bidding company at that time, after completing product testing and other procedures, the first subsidy bidding for LED was still pending because of the confusion of individual companies' quotations. On May 16, the executive meeting of the State Council adopted policies and measures to promote the consumption of energy-saving home appliances and other products, and decided to arrange 2.2 billion yuan to support the promotion of energy-saving lamps and LED lamps, which made the originally estimated bidding scale unable to meet the demand, so the three ministries decided to restart the new one. Round bidding. According to people familiar with the matter, the total amount of bidding subsidies after the expansion is expected to double to nearly 1 billion yuan.
It is reported that the subsidized products and forms of the new round of bidding remain unchanged. A batch of LED product manufacturers and products are selected through bidding, and the supply price is determined. The subsidy funds are indirectly subsidized by financial subsidies to the winning bidders, and then the winning bidders are sold to the end users at the price of the bid-winning contract supply price minus the financial subsidy funds. The ultimate beneficiaries are the end users.
The announcement requires that the annual production capacity of the bidding companies' LED downlights and reflective self-ballasted LED lights are not less than 200,000, and the annual production capacity of the LED street lights and LED tunnel lights are not less than 30,000. The registered capital shall not be less than 50 million yuan. According to sources from the National Semiconductor Lighting Engineering R&D and Industry Alliance, the process of this re-tender is expected to be accelerated, and companies that originally participated in the bid do not need to re-test; and after nearly 5 months of preparation, the number of products and companies that meet the qualifications for the bid is somewhat different. Increase. This means that more companies will participate in the bidding, and the scale is expected to expand to 30-50.