Development Plan for the National Electric System 2013-2019 (PDSEN)

Name of policy Development Plan for the National Electric System 2013-2019 (PDSEN)
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Venezuela
Region South America


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
  • Adaptation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • Renewable energy target
      • Political & non-binding renewable energy target
  • Policy support
    • Strategic planning
    Sector name
    • Electricity and heat
      Policy description "PDSEN sets the development of renewable energy resources as a medium-term (2013-2019) and long-term (2014-2033) goal. It sets a target of 613 MW of additional renewable electricity capacity by 2019, of which 500MW from wind power. "

      (Source: http://www.irena.org/DocumentDownloads/Publications/IRENA_RE_Latin_America_Policies_2015_Country_Venezuela.pdf)

      Policy type
      • Renewables
      • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch2
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 2011
      Start date of implementation 2013
      End date of implementation
      High impact No
      Impact indicator
      NameValueBase yearTarget yearComments
      Capacity of renewables (MW)6002,019


      Source or references http://www.mppee.gob.ve/download/publicaciones_varias/PDSEN%20web.pdf

      http://www.irena.org/DocumentDownloads/Publications/IRENA_RE_Latin_America_Policies_2015_Country_Venezuela.pdf

      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment)
      Status Final

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