Law for the Promotion of the Hidroelectricity Sub-Sector

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 11 April 2017

This Law has the objective to promote power generation using hydro resources, within  a framework of sustainable use of water resources to help the promotion of social  and economic development of the Nation. It provides with a variety of incentives that are applied  only to new projects which main use of the water resource is hydropower generation with reservoir or run-of-river. Permitting regulations are established to obtain permits to use water for hydroelectricity projects.

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