Country:Azerbaijan
Year:2011
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2011
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning, Policy Support
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources>All
Policy Sector:Framework Policy
URL:http://www.abemda.az/uploads/ABEMDA%20prezintation.pdf
Description:

On the basis of this Order, central government of Azerbaijan is obliged to prepare and present national strategy or the use of alternative and renewable energy sources for the country for 2012-2020.  The strategy must be prepared on the basis of cooperation with local governments as well as with international companies. Strategy must be presented within 6 months (the latest in June 2012).

Main objectives of the Order and the Strategy are:

  1. Create sustainable energy system in the country;
  2. Create legal framework conditions for the usage of REC
  3. Determine key directions for the production of electricity ad thermal energy from renewables
  4. Establish optimal conditions for the promotion or renewable energy sector (productions, transfer distribution and delivery).
  5. Outline how Azerbaijan’s RES targets will be achieved (20% of RES-E in total energy consumption in 2020) 

Apart of RES, strategy must tackle energy efficiency, security of supply, ecological security and cost effectiveness.

Related policies:Renewable Energy Target of Azerbaijan

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