Country:El Salvador
Year:2012 (May)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2012 (May)
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources>Power, Bioenergy, Geothermal, Solar, Solar Thermal, Wind
Policy Sector:Electricity
URL:http://www.cne.gob.sv/index.php?option=com_phocadownload&view=category&download=375:plan-maestro-para-el-desarrollo-de-la-energia-renovable&id=41:pmer&Itemid=63
URL:http://www.cne.gob.sv/index.php?option=com_phocadownload&view=category&download=379:mp&id=41:pmer&Itemid=63
Description:

The objective of the Master Plan is to formulate a strategy for the use of renewable energy between 2012 and 2026.

The plan does not set renewable energy targets, but provides scenarios for capacity addition of different renewable energy technologies by 2026, in three stages (2012-2016), (2017-2021) and (2022-2026):

 

 

Capacity additions (MW)

Technologies

Existing capacity (MW)

2012-2016

2017-2021

2022-2026

Small hydropower (<20MW)

35

102.5

51.8

16

Wind power

 

10

20

30

Solar PV

0.5

18

21

51

Solar thermal

 

60

80

60

Geothermal

204.4

5~9

55~80

 

Biomass

109.5

45

   

Biogas

6.3

10

 

25

The plan also includes handbooks for the development of small hydropower and wind energy.

Related policies:National Energy Policy 2010-2024 , General Electricity Law

Last modified: Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:02:24 CET