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  • [2011-04-07] Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Peru and the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil for the Supply of Electricity to Peru and Export of Surplus to Brazil 

    Government of the Republic of Peru and Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil; Gobierno de la República del Perú y Gobierno de la República Federativa del Brasil
    The goal of this agreement is to establish the legal framework which promotes the development of the necessary infrastructure in Peru for the production of electricity destined to its internal market and the export of ...
  • [2011-06-06] ANP Resolution No. 42 - Biodiesel 

    General Director of the National Oil Agency - ANP; Diretor-Geral da Agência Nacional do Petróleo - ANP
    Establishes the specifications of biodiesel, which will be added to diesel in a 2% portion of the volume and will be marketed by all the authorized agents in the Country.
  • [2011-06-06] Constitution of the Federative Republic of Brazil of 1988 

    National Constituent Assembly of Brazil; Assembléia Nacional Constituinte do Brasil
    The Brazilian Constitution includes declarations in favor of the use of alternative energy and renewable resources. Articles 21, 174, 177 have dispositions to regulate renewable energy activities.
  • [2011-06-06] Decree No. 24.643 - Water Code 

    Provisional Chief of Government of the Republic of the United States of Brazil; Chefe do Governo Provisório da República dos Estados Unidos do Brasil
    Regulates the use of water in the Country. Book III, Title I, Chapter I talks about the use and exploitation of hydroelectric energy.
  • [2011-06-06] Decree No. 3.546 - Creates the Sugar and Alcohol Interministerial Counsel - CIMA 

    Vice-President of the Federative Republic of Brazil; Vice-Presidente da República Federativa do Brasil
    CIMA's goal is to deliberate about the policies related with the sugar and alcohol sectors, considering specially the correct participation of the products from sugar cane in the national energy sector. Also, CIMA has the ...
  • [2011-06-06] Decree No. 4.541 - Regulates Law No. 10.438 

    President of the Federative Republic of Brazil; Presidente da República Federativa do Brasil
    States the sources of the money that will be used to develop the alternative energy projects in Brazil.
  • [2011-06-06] Decree No. 5.448 - Regulates Law No. 11.097 

    President of the Federative Republic of Brazil; Presidente da República Federativa do Brasil
    Authorizes the addition of 2% in volume of biodiesel to fossil diesel to be marketed for consumers. It also indicates in which cases will the volume be higher than 2%. These activities will be regulated by ANP.
  • [2011-06-06] Law No. 10.438 - Creates the Incentives Program for Alternative Sources of Electricity (Proinfa) 

    National Congress of Brazil; Congresso Nacional do Brasil
    Proinfa's goal is to increase the participation of Independent and Autonomous Electricity Producers based on wind, small hydroelectric power plants and biomass sources in the Interlinked National Electric System.
  • [2011-06-06] Law No. 11.097 - Introduction of Biodiesel in the Brazilian Energy Mix 

    National Congress of Brazil; Congresso Nacional do Brasil
    Establishes the biodiesel percentage to be added to diesel. Regulates the production and commercialization of biodiesel.
  • [2011-06-06] Law No. 8.723 - Reduction of Pollutant Emissions from Automobiles 

    National Congress of Brazil; Congresso Nacional do Brasil
    Establishes the obligation of the car and fuel manufacturers to take the necessary measures to reduce the levels of carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides and other pollutants in the application of the Environmental Policy. It ...
  • [2011-06-06] Law No. 9.074 - Public Services 

    National Congress of Brazil; Congresso Nacional do Brasil
    States the public projects and services that are subject to the request of a permit to be developed, these include thermoelectric and hydroelectric power plants.
  • [2011-06-06] Law No. 9.478 - Energy Policy 

    National Congress of Brazil; Congresso Nacional do Brasil
    Defines the principles of national energy policy, activities related to the monopoly of petroleum by the State; and establishes the National Council of Energy Policy and the National Oil Agency - ANP.
  • [2011-06-06] Law No. 9.984 - Creates the National Water Agency - ANA 

    National Congress of Brazil; Congresso Nacional do Brasil
    Creates the National Water Agency. ANA is a federal entity which implements the National Water Resource Policy and coordinates the National System of Water Resource Management in Brazil.
  • [2011-06-06] Law No. 9.991 - Energy Efficiency 

    National Congress of Brazil; Congresso Nacional do Brasil
    This law states that businesses that have permits and authorization for the distribution of electricity are required to destine a percentage of their earnings, each year, for research on the search and development of energy ...
  • [2011-06-06] Law No. 9433 - Water Resources 

    National Congress of Brazil; Congresso Nacional do Brasil
    Establishes the National Policy of Water Resources and creates the National System of Water Resource Management. States that the creation of hydroelectric power plants and the use of water for the creation of electricity ...
  • [2012-03-02] Ordinance No. 118- 2000- Liquefied Natural Gas 

    General Director of the National Petroleum Agency; O Director Geral da Agencia Nacional do Petróleo
    This ordinance establishes the rules regarding the distribution of liquefied natural gas (LNG). Additionally, it establishes the technical and safety procedures for the construction, expansion and operation of LNG distribution ...
  • [2012-05-10] Policy Reform for Sustainable Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean 

    Unknown author
    Reliable and affordable energy services are essential to the modern world. Secure access to these services and the stability of their prices are key concerns for policymakers worldwide. For countries that are predominantly ...