Year:2012 (Dec)
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2012 (Dec)
Policy Type:Policy Support, Policy Support>Strategic planning, Economic Instruments, Economic Instruments>Direct investment, Economic Instruments>Direct investment>Infrastructure investments
Policy Target:Hydropower, Multiple RE Sources, Wind, Wind>Onshore, Solar, Solar>Solar photovoltaic
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Ministry of Energy and Mines (Ministerio de Energía y Minas, MEM)

The 2013-2022 National Rural Electrification Plan aims to promote renewable energy for rural electrification, among its other objectives.

For the period 2013-2022, the plan aims to invest USD 1280 million in rural electric systems, USD 53 million in small hydropower plants, USD 294 million in solar PV modules, and USD 42.5 in wind power plants.

The Plan establishes the use of renewable energy as a criteria in project selection with a weight of 10% in the evaluation process.

Related policies:General Law for Rural Electrification (Ley general de electrificación rural)

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