Environmental Impact Assessment

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 21 April 2016

This decree states the requirement for environmental impact analysis for electricity generation projects. It also includes the requirement for a decommissioning plan and a decommissioning guarantee which is determined on a case-by-case basis.

The following renewable energy related projects/activities require environmental impact assessments:

  • Water dams that have a capacity of 2 million m3 or surface area of 100 hectare
  • All bioenergy projects using residues. 
  • All renewable energy plants with more capacity than 10 MW

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