Country:Guyana
Year:2013
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2013
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Direct investment>Infrastructure investments
Policy Target:Hydropower
Policy Sector:Electricity
Agency:Guyana REDD+ Investment Fund (GRIF)
URL:http://parliament.gov.gy/chamber-business/bill-status/hydro-electric-power-amendment-bill-2013/
Funding:GRIF, USD 80 million
Description:

The central element of the hydropower development strategy in Guyana is the Amaila Falls project, which has been under development for several years, with involvement of private investors, IDB and the World Bank. The government plans to invest USD 80 Million from GRIF in the Amaila Hydropower Project.  In 2013 it passed the Hydro-Electric Power (Amendment) Bill.

Related policies:Specialized fund: the Guyana REDD+ Investment Fund (GRIF) , The Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS)

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