Country:Uruguay
Year:2011 (December 19th)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2011 (December 19th)
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Tax relief
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Solar Thermal, Solar heat
Agency:Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining (Secretary of Energy)
URL:http://www.energiasolar.gub.uy/cms/
URL:http://www.dne.gub.uy
URL:http://archivo.presidencia.gub.uy/sci/decretos/2011/12/miem_231.pdf
Legal References:Executive Branch Decree N° 451/011
Renewable Energy Description:

The Decree regulates some obligations (previously set up by Solar Power Act N° 18.585) on health care centres, hotels, sports clubs and public buildings for water heating, on a progressive basis. The Decree also establishes some tax exemptions for the acquisiton of solar panels.

There are also provisions creating a registry for:  (i) producers of solar equipment, (ii) importers of solar equipment and  (iii) technical responsible solar power facilities. 

This record is superseded by:Solar thermal energy mandate

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