Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On the use of renewable energy sources" dated May 21, 2019 No. ZRU-539

Source: International Energy Agency
Last updated: 19 January 2022

The law aimed at strengthening the country's energy security, diversifying the fuel and energy balance in terms of the production of electricity, heat and biogas using renewable energy sources. The special authorized state body in the field of the use of renewable energy sources is the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The main measures are as follow: - Generators of electricity from renewable energy sources can be connected to a single power grid. - Legal entities and individuals may be provided with tax and customs privileges when importing installations of renewable energy sources. - Generators of energy from renewable energy sources are exempt from paying property tax for installations of renewable energy sources and land tax on areas occupied by these installations for a period of ten years from the date of their commissioning. - Tariffs for electricity generated from renewable energy sources are determined on the basis of competitive bidding.

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