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Law 5652 on promoting the Generation and Consumption of Energy from Renewable Sources and amending law 7023

legislation type Legislative
Act
Passed in 2019
 This law creates the legal framework to promote the building of new renewable energy capacity as well as its use. It determines the mandatory national common target indicators of the total share of energy received from renewable sources in the total final consumption of energy and in the consumption of energy by transport. The law establishes norms related to support schemes, statistical transfers between Georgia and the contracting parties of the Energy Community, the joint projects of Georgia and the contracting parties of the Energy Community, the joint projects of Georgia and third countries, certificates of origin, administrative procedures, information support and trainings, the accessibility of energy received from renewable sources and biogas to the electric power network and to the natural gas network. It also establishes sustainability criteria for biofuel and bioliquids.

Article 4 states that the Government of Georgia shall approve the national action plan for renewable energy by a normative act, upon the recommendation of the Ministry.

Article 11 charges the relevant ministry to develop support schemes. 

Documents

  • National common target indicators of the share of energy received from renewable sources in the total final consumption of energy to reach 35% in 2030 (from 29.5% in 2019)

    From Annex I
    Energy | Intensity target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2019
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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