Decree-Law no. 1/2011 (on the promotion, access, licensing, and development of electrical energy from renewable sources)

This document details the technicalities of the promotion, access, licensing, and development of electrical energy from renewable sources in Cabo Verde.

The Decree-Law also orders the General Directorate for Energy to come up every five years with a proposed Plan for Renewable Energies, to be approved by the adequate member of Government. Further to this Plan, a Strategic Paln for the Renewable Energy Sector (PESER) must establish the adequate Zones for the Development of Renewable Energies (ZDER).

The third chapter of the Decree-Law focuses on incentives to renewables. It notably exonerates renewable projects of taxes for five years (art. 13.1.a) and defines other incentives as well.

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