|Policy Status||In force|
|Date Promulgated||2 February 2006|
|Agency||•Committee for energy efficiency (under the Council of Ministers)|
•Multiple Renewable Energy Sources
|Policy Sector||•Framework Policy|
|Description||On 2 February 2006, the government of Belarus approved the republic's energy saving programme for 2006-2010. The programme's primary aim is to reduce GDP energy intensity, and replace fuel and energy imports by local resources.
Part of the programme involves renewable energy sources. The use of local, waste, alternative and renewable energy resources is to increase by 1.7 million tons of fuel equivalent. Special attention is paid to the development of alternative and renewable energy resources.
The programme determines the amount of fuel-energy resources and their distribution among the national state governmental bodies, state-run organisations and regions of Belarus. It also outlines funding resources.
|Legal References||Resolution No. 137 of February 2, 2006 of the Council of Ministers|