Country:Costa Rica
Year:2009 (April 22nd)
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2009 (April 22nd)
Policy Type:Economic Instruments, Economic Instruments>Direct investment
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Hydropower
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Large
Climate Change Policy Targets:Energy Sector, Electricity Generation, Renewable, Hydropower
Agency:Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE); Legislative Assembly;
Legal References:Law 8723
Renewable Energy Description:

Law 8723 is part of the regulatory framework for giving concessions for use of hydraulic resources that can be obtained from waters in the national territory, under the mandate of subsection 14) of section 121) of Costa Rica Constitution.

Related policies:Law Authorising Autoproducers (Ley que Autoriza la Generación eléctrica autónoma o paralela) , Reform of the Law that Authorizes Autoproducers , Costa Rica
Related Documents:

In order to view a full version of Costa Rica's Concession Framework Law for the Use of Hydraulic Forces for Hydroelectric Generation please click here.

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