Ministerial Decree 277/2009 approving the Rules of the National Directorate of New and Renewable Energy
Outlines the structure of the DNER, led by a National Director, as well as the explicit function and duties of the DNER, notably including:
- the promotion of the sustainable use and spread of new, lower cost, forms of energy generation
- the preparation of studies regarding energy use and proposal of measures for more efficiency use
- the promotion of research and development into new and renewable energy technologies
- to assess, certify, and monitor new and renewable energy technologies to ensure they conform with standards of quality for safety, health, and the environment
Additionally, details the power and responsibilities of the DNERs component and subordinate departments.