|Policy Type:||Regulatory Instruments>Monitoring, Policy Support, Policy Support>Institutional creation, Policy Support>Strategic planning, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology deployment and diffusion, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology development, Regulatory Instruments>Other mandatory requirements|
|Policy Target:||Wind>Onshore, Bioenergy>Biomass for heat, Geothermal, Geothermal>Power, Hydropower, Solar, Solar Thermal, Wind|
|Policy Sector:||Framework Policy|
|Agency:||Ministry of Industry, Energy and Small and Medium Enterprises|
The Law on Energy Efficiency promotes the rational use of energy, the deployment of renewable energy and energy substitution as national priorities. According to technical, economic and environmental considerations, the transition to less intensive and polluting energy sources is now compulsory.
To promote renewable energy and co-generation, the legislation allows energy companies that develop a co-generation facility to sell the electricity producted to the public utility STEG and feed it into the national grid, according to a Power Purchase Agreement.
The Law initiates the Promotion Programme on Renewable Energy that includes the following primary measures:
The legislation also creates the National Agency for the Promotion of Renewable Energy (ANME) (Chapter III), replacing the National Agency of Renewable Energy previously established in 1985. The ANME is in charge of several activities, including:
|This record is superseded by:||Law 2009-7 on Energy Efficiency: Renewable Energy Provisions|
Last modified: Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:23:54 CET