Country:Kazakhstan
Year:2009 (amended 2013)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2009 (amended 2013)
Date Amended:

2013 becoming effective on 12 January 2014

Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Tax relief, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Feed-in tariffs/premiums
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources>All, Multiple RE Sources>Heating, Multiple RE Sources>Power, Multiple RE Sources>Cooling
Policy Sector:Electricity, Framework Policy, Heating and Cooling, Multi-sectoral Policy
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:The Ministry of Industry and New Technologies (MINT)
Legal References:The RK Law «On support of the use of renewable energy sources”, No. 165-IV ZRK dated 4 July 2009 (the “RES Law”); 2013 Amendment
Description:

The Law About Support the Use of Renewable Energy Sources was adopted on 4thof July 2009 and than amended in 2013. The amendment entered into force on 12 January 2014 introduced feed-in tariff (FIT) programme, tax relief, grants and outlined rules of land allocation for RES-utilities.

Feed-in tariffs:

The feed-in tariff scheme is targeted at an increase in renewable electricity generation that are in line with the targets from the Green Energy Concept of supplying 3% of electricity by wind and solar in 2020.

Renewable energy power plants are eligible for a guaranteed power prices for 15 years period. The tariffs are as follow:

Renewable source

Eligibility period

Feed-in tariff levels in KZT/kWh

Wind

15 years

22.68

Solar PV (with Kazakh silicon)

34.61

Solar PV (with Kazakh modules)

70.00

Hydropower plant

32.23

 

Tax reliefs:

  • Exemption from customs duties is granted to Kazakhstan legal entities implementing an investment project or a strategic investment project under an investment contract with the MINT;
  • Land and property tax benefits available for legal entities implementing an investment. 

Government in-kind grants:

  • In the form of land grants: land plots, buildings, structures, machinery and equipment, computing equipment, measuring and control instruments and devices, vehicles (except cars), production and other tools;
  • Provided for temporary free of charge use or ownership;
  • The grant value cannot exceed 30% of the investment value.

 

 

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