Law 57-07 on Renewable Energy (supported by the 2008 Renewable Energy Regulation No. 202-08) Dominican Republic 2007

Name of policy Law 57-07 on Renewable Energy (supported by the 2008 Renewable Energy Regulation No. 202-08)
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Dominican Republic
Region Central America


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
  • Energy security
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • Renewable energy target
      • Formal & legally binding renewable energy target
Sector name
  • General
    • Electricity and heat
      • Renewables
    Policy description Legislative

    Law 57-072 sets specific targets for the power sector to increase its share of renewables in the power generation mix to 25% by 2025.

    Policy type
    • Renewables1
    Policy stringency
    Implementation state Implemented
    Date of decision 2007
    Start date of implementation
    End date of implementation
    High impact No
    Impact indicator


    Source or references http://www.irena.org/DocumentDownloads/Publications/IRENA_REmap_Dominican_Republic_summary_2016_EN.PDF
    Supports policies
    Is supported by policies
    Comments (background and assessment)
    Status Final

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