Country:Uruguay
Year:2013
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2013
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:Solar, Solar>Solar photovoltaic
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining, UTE (electricity utility)
URL:https://www.energiasolar.gub.uy/cms/images/documentos/decretos/decreto%20113-013%20centrales%20generadoras%20fotovoltaicas.pdf
URL:http://archivo.presidencia.gub.uy/sci/decretos/2013/04/miem_69.pdf
URL:http://www.impo.com.uy/bases/decretos/113-2013/1
Legal References:Executive Branch Decree N.113/013
Description:

The law stipulates the conditions for grid dispatch of solar PV. It states that solar PV based electricity will be considered to have zero marginal cost.

The solar PV generation will be dispatched if the plants and the solar resource are available and there are no technical restrictions.

Related policies:Private generation of photovoltaic energy (Auctions and Feed-in Tariffs)

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