Country:Venezuela
Year:2001 (October)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2001 (October)
Policy Type:
Policy Sector:Electricity
Agency:People's Ministry for Electric Energy
URL:http://www.corpoelec.gob.ve/sites/default/files/LeyOrganicadeServicioElectrico.pdf
URL:http://www.menpet.gob.ve/repositorio/imagenes/file/normativas/leyes/Ley_Organica_del_Servicio_Electrico.pdf
Legal References:Ley Orgánica del Servicio Eléctrico
Renewable Energy Description:

The Electricity Law states that consumers should consider efficiency and use of renewable energy to meet their electricity demand. It also supports the objectives of diversification and use of renewable energy laid out by The Development Plan for the National Electric System.

In addition, the law declares that the hydropower potential in the Caroni, Paragua and Caura rivers shall be developed by the state of Venezuela.

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