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Renewable Energy Law (No. 2010-21)

legislation type Legislative
Law
Passed in 2010
Regulates the renewable energy sector outlining goals, laying the foundation for a feed-in-tariff scheme, and providing tax incentives for development.

Specifically, the law establishes the legal framework for the sustainable development of renewable energy. Goals outlined in this legislation include: reducing dependence on fossil fuels, diversifying the energy mix, reducing GHG emissions and facilitating domestic energy production. The law directs the Ministry of Renewable Energies to establish and regulate incentive schemes for renewable development, including: (1) a tax exemption for the purchase of equipment required for renewable generation intended for domestic consumption; and a (2) tax relief scheme for renewable energy technology research.The Law also requires electricity network operators to connect renewable generation facilities to the grid.

Documents

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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