Country:Uruguay
Year:2011 (May 6th)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2011 (May 6th)
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives
Policy Target:Wind
Policy Sector:Electricity, Framework Policy
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining, national electricity utility (UTE)
URL:http://archivo.presidencia.gub.uy/sci/decretos/2011/05/miem_68.pdf, http://www.energiaeolica.gub.uy/index.php?page=Convocatoria-2011
Legal References:Executive Branch Decree N.159/011
Description:

This decree auctioned another 150MW of wind power under the same technical and local content conditions as Decree 403-09, but allowed more than one project to be awarded per bidder (up to 100MW per bidder).

The decree established that carbon credits from the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) or any future carbon mechanism would accrue to the project owner.

The auction resulted in contracting four wind energy projects with a combined capacity of 192 MW.

Related policies:Wind auction (424-2011) , Wind power auctions (403-2009) , Auctioning decree (77-2006)

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