Indicative Action Plan (2017-2022) of the Rational and Efficient Energy Use Programme (PROURE)

Name of policy Indicative Action Plan (2017-2022) of the Rational and Efficient Energy Use Programme (PROURE)
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Colombia
Region South America


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Economic Instruments
    • Fiscal or financial incentives
      • Energy and other taxes
      • Tax relief
  • Policy support
    • Institutional creation
    • Target
      • Energy efficiency target
      • Information and education
        • Professional training and qualification
        • Regulatory Instruments
          • Codes and standards
          Sector name
          • Buildings
            • Industry
              • Transport
                • Electro-mobility
                • Heavy duty vehicles
                • Light duty vehicles
              Policy description The 2017-2022 Indicative Action Plan aims to the implementation of the Rational and Efficient Energy Use Programme (PROURE). It sets energy efficiency targets for various sectors: buildings, transport, industry, services. Its objective is to define strategic sectoral actions as well as to create institutional, regulatory, economic and educational tools to achieve these targets. It was adopted by the Resolution no 4 1286.

              Spanish: El objetivo del Plan de Acción Indicativo PAI 2017 - 2022 es de desarrollar el Programa de Uso Racional y Eficiente de la Energía (PROURE). Define las acciones estratégicas y sectoriales que permitan alcanzar las metas en materia de eficiencia energética; de manera que se contribuya a la seguridad energética y al cumplimiento de compromisos internacionales en temas ambientales; generando impactos positivos en la competitividad del país y en el incremento de la calidad de vida de los colombianos. Este plan fue adoptado en la Resolución no 4 1286.

              Policy type
              • Energy efficiency1
              Policy stringency
              Implementation state Implemented
              Date of decision 2016
              Start date of implementation 2017
              End date of implementation 2022
              High impact No
              Impact indicator
              NameValueBase yearTarget yearComments
              Energy efficiency improvement target (%)9.05
              5.49
              1.71
              1.13
              0.73
              2,0172,0221) All sectors. It corresponds to an energy reduction of 699,678 TJ.
              2) Transport sector. It corresponds to an energy reduction of 424,408 TJ.
              3) Industry sector. It corresponds to an energy reduction of 131,859 TJ.
              4) Services sector. It corresponds to an energy reduction of 87,289 TJ.
              5) Residential buildings sector. It corresponds to an energy reduction of 56,121 TJ.


              Source or references http://www.upme.gov.co/SeccionDemanda/PAI_PROURE_2017_2022.pdf

              http://www.upme.gov.co/SeccionDemanda/Resolucion_41286_de_2016_PROURE.pdf

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

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