Law Authorising Autoproducers (Ley que Autoriza la Generación eléctrica autónoma o paralela)

Source: JOIN IEA/IRENA Policy and Measures Database
Last updated: 1 March 2018

The Law regulates utility-scale private sector projects in Costa Rica. It states that utility-scale renewable energy projects can opt for one of the following three types of contracts:

  • Direct contracts for projects under 20 MW;
  • Auctions for projects up to 50 MW;
  • Legislative approval for projects greater than 50 MW.

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