Country:European Union
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2006
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Loans, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies
Policy Target:Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Renewable>Hydropower
Description:On 8 September 2006, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development announced the long-term loan of ?185 million to finance the modernisation of nine power stations on the Volga-Kama cascade, one of Russias largest sources of hydro power. As of 2006, hydro generation was the main source of renewable energy in Russia, accounting for 20% of all power produced.

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