Gambia

Renewable Energy Act 2013

Legislative
Law
Passed in 2013
This act establishes the legal, economic and institutional basis to promote the use of renewable energy resources in the Gambia.

The Act defines responsibilities for the Energy Ministry in Part 3, including to recommend national targets for the use of renewable energy resources, determine the equipment that is eligible for tax exemption in collaboration with the Finance Ministry, carry out an impact assessment of the use of biomass for energy purposes, and to encourage the development of technical and standard requirements and certification of renewable energy installations for Renewable Energy Systems, to ensure the quality of these systems especially in small scale installations, whether residential or commercial.

The Act further establishes the Renewable Energy Fund.

Part 11 introduces a Feed in Tariff scheme to accelerate the development of renewable energy resources.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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