Country:Colombia
Year:2001
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2001
Policy Type:Policy Support
Energy Efficiency Policy Targets:Multi-Sectoral Policy
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources, All
Policy Sector:Framework Policy
Agency:Ministry of Mines and Energy
URL:http://www.minminas.gov.co, http://www.temasactuales.com/assets/pdf/gratis/dec2501040707.pdf
Legal References:Law 697/2001, Decree 3683/2003, Decree 2501/2007
Energy Efficiency Description:

This law declared the Rational and Efficient Use of Energy a matter of social, public and national interest, fundamental to ensure the full and timely energy supply, the competitiveness of the Colombian economy and consumer protection. It promotes the sustainable use of non-conventional energy. It created the Program to Develop Rational and Efficient Use of Energy and Non-conventional Forms of Energy (PROURE) to improve energy efficiency across the energy supply chain (extraction/production, transformation, transport, distribution and consumption) in the context of sustainable development and in compliance with current environmental and renewable natural resource regulations.
This law indicates that the Ministry of Mines and Energy is responsible for promoting, organizing, securing and monitoring development programs and the efficient use of energy.

Renewable Energy Description:

This law declared the Rational and Efficient Use of Energy a matter of social, public and national interest, fundamental to ensure the full and timely energy supply, the competitiveness of the Colombian economy and consumer protection. It promotes the sustainable use of non-conventional energy. It created the Program to Develop Rational and Efficient Use of Energy and Non-conventional Forms of Energy (PROURE) to improve energy efficiency across the energy supply chain (extraction/production, transformation, transport, distribution and consumption) in the context of sustainable development and in compliance with current environmental and renewable natural resource regulations.
This law indicates that the Ministry of Mines and Energy is responsible for promoting, organizing, securing and monitoring development programs and the efficient use of energy.

year effective: 2001 (October 3rd)

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