Electric Coverage Expansion Plan 2016-2020 (Plan Indicativo de Expansión de Cobertura de Energía Eléctrica PIEC 2016-2020, PIEC)

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 29 March 2017

The Electric Coverage Expansion Plan 2016-2020 PIEC) aims to increase the diversity of technologies in the energy mix, including hybrid projects (such as solar-diesel and wind-diesel).

In order to achieve the objective, UPME is working with the operation of the different investment funds in electric energy and proposes to design a national policy in charge of promoting research and development and innovation of renewable energy sources and other environmentally sustainable alternatives. The plan considers scenarios of hybrid projects (renewable-diesel).

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