On 4 July 2012, the bill No. 10183 “On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On Electric Power Industry” (on promoting electricity generation from biogas) passed the first reading in the Parliament of Ukraine and was adopted into law. Still, after the first reading significant amendments were introduced to the text of the Law.
On 20 November 2012 the amended wording passed the second reading in the Parliament of Ukraine.
Nine days thereafter, the Law was signed by the President (Law No. 5485-VI).
The new Law amends the following provisions: (i) Renewables, (ii) “Green” tariff, and (iii) Local content requirement.
The Law shall come into effect on 1 April 2013, and the provision on establishing “green” tariff for solar energy for private households – on 1 January 2014, respectively. The provisions on local content requirement shall come into effect on 1 July 2013.
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