Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2003
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Agency:Ministry of Economy and Innovatoin (MEI)
Description:Promotion of national competitiveness : the main focus is the liberalisation of the electricity market and to decrease energy intensity. In early 2007, the renewable energy targets were reviewed and made more ambitious: -The target rate of electricity produced from renewable energy sources by 2010 was set higher, going from its initial figure of 39% to 45%. - The percentage of biofuels as part of road-transport fuel was set at 10% by 2010, up from the previous target of 5.75%. - 5% to 10% of coal used in Sines and Pego power plants is to be prelaced by biomass or waste by 2010.

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