Middle East and Africa Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2020

“Middle East and Africa Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2020” is the latest report from industry analysis specialist GlobalData, offers comprehensive information about the renewable energy policies of the Middle East and African countries. The report provides a clear overview of the regulatory framework, plans, programs and incentives initiated by the individual countries to promote renewable energy sources. It provides information regarding the financial incentives, renewable energy auctions, net-metering, renewable targets and other plans implemented by the government or utilities of seventeen countries- Algeria, Angola, Egypt, Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Syrian Arab Republic, Tanzania, and UAE.

The report uses information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research, associations, and annual reports.


The report covers policy measures and incentives used by Middle East and Africa to promote renewable energy.

The report details promotional measures in Middle East and Africa both for the overall renewable energy industry and for specific renewable energy technologies that have potential in the country.

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The report will enhance your decision making capability in a more rapid and time sensitive manner. It will allow you to:

Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about policy decisions being taken for different renewable energy sources.

Identify opportunities and challenges in exploiting various renewable technologies.

Compare the level of support provided to different renewable energy technologies in the country.

Be ahead of competition by keeping yourself abreast of all the latest policy changes.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1.1 List of Tables

2 Introduction

2.1 Renewable Energy Policy

2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance

3 Executive Summary

4 Renewable Energy Policy, Algeria

4.1 Energy Market, Overview

4.2 Power Sector Reforms

4.3 Key Electricity Policies

4.4 Renewable Energy Development Program 2011-2030

4.5 Decree No. 17-98, February 2017

4.6 Electricity Price Premium

4.7 Solar Power Tender

4.8 Feed in Tariffs for Wind and Solar

4.9 Renewable Energy National Fund

4.10 Foreign Investment Laws and Regulations

5 Renewable Energy Policy, Angola

5.1 Energy Market, Overview

5.2 The General Electricity Act, 2014

5.3 The Angola 2025 Energy Plan

5.4 Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Law

5.5 Long Term Strategy Angola 2025

5.6 National Development Plan (NDP) 2013–2017

5.7 The National Energy Security Strategy and Policy

5.8 Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Goals

5.9 Regional Policy for Universal Access to Modern Energy 2014–2030

5.10 National Renewable Energy Strategy

5.11 Funds and Grants

5.12 Contracts and Agreements

6 Renewable Energy Policy, Egypt

6.1 Energy Market, Overview

6.2 Power Sector Reforms

6.3 Electricity Law

6.4 New Electricity Law No. 87 of 2015

6.5 Renewable Energy Target

6.6 The Constitution of the Arab Republic of Egypt, 2014

6.7 Renewable Energy Law (Decree No. 203/2014)

6.8 Build, Own, Operate, and Transfer (BOOT) Scheme

6.9 Renewable Energy Mechanisms

6.9.1 Auctions for BOO contract

6.9.2 Feed-in Tariffs

6.10 Reverse Auctions

6.11 Custom tax, Sales Tax & Value Added Tax (VAT) Reduction for Renewable Equipment

6.12 Egypt’s Solar PV Net Metering Scheme

6.13 Sovereign Guarantee

6.14 Wheeling Schemes

7 Renewable Energy Policy, Ghana

7.1 Energy Market, Overview

7.2 Renewable Energy Target 2030

7.2.1 INDCs target:

7.3 National Electrification Scheme

7.3.1 Mini-grid Electrification Policy, 2016

7.4 National Energy Strategy, 2003

7.4.1 Renewable Energy Development and Management Programme (REDP)

7.4.2 Strategic National Energy Plan, 2006–2020

7.5 National Energy Policy, 2010

7.6 Renewable Energy Act, (Act 832)

7.7 Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL)

7.8 Ghana Energy Development and Access Project

7.9 Vision 2020

7.10 Tax and Duty Exemptions

7.11 Net-Metering

7.12 Scaling–up Renewable Energy Program (SREP) in Ghana

8 Renewable Energy Policy, Iran

8.1 Energy Market, Overview

8.2 Key Energy Reforms

8.3 Renewable Power Policy

8.4 Feed-in Tariffs

8.5 Renewable Energy Development Fund

8.6 Renewable Portfolio Standards

8.7 Call for Auction

8.8 Iran Plans to Draw $12 Billion Green Investment Through First Tender

8.9 Sixth Development Plan

9 Renewable Energy Policy, Iraq

9.1 Energy Market, Overview

9.2 Integrated National Energy Strategy (2012)

9.3 Electricity Master Plan to 2030

9.3.1 Privatization Plans

9.4 Renewable Energy Policy

9.5 Electricity Law No. (53) (2017)

9.6 Renewable Energy Auction

9.7 Catalyzing the Use of Solar PV Energy in Iraq

9.8 Renewable Energy Offset Program (REOP)

9.9 Foreign Investment Scenario

9.10 Policies for Foreign Investment in the Power Market

10 Renewable Energy Policy, Israel

10.1 Energy Market, Overview

10.2 Renewable Energy Target

10.3 Independent Electricity Generation Policy

10.4 Feed-in Tariff (FiT) for Solar PV and Wind Power

10.5 Net Metering

10.6 Renewable Power Tenders/Auctions

10.7 Incentives Schemes for rooftop Solar PV

10.8 State Subsidy for Generation from Solar PV and Wind Power

11 Renewable Energy Policy, Kenya

11.1 Energy Market, Overview

11.2 Energy Act 2019

11.3 Net-Metering

11.4 Tax Incentives

11.5 Feed–in Tariff (FiT)

11.6 Move to Swap FiTs for Competitive Auctions

11.7 Least Cost Power Development Plan (LCPDP) 2011–2031

12 Renewable Energy Policy, Morocco

12.1 Energy Market, Overview

12.2 Renewable Energy Development Law

12.3 Renewable Energy Targets

12.4 Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy

12.5 Moroccan Wind Energy Program

12.6 Net-Metering Legislation (Law 58-15)

12.7 LAW 16-08

12.8 Green Bonds

12.9 Renewable Power Tenders

13 Renewable Energy Policy, Mozambique

13.1 Energy Market, Overview

13.2 Power Sector Reforms

13.3 Integrated Master Plan of Energy Infrastructures

13.4 Renewable Energy Development 2011–2025

13.5 Fundo de Energia (FUNAE)

13.6 National Biofuels Policy

13.7 Renewable Energy for Rural Development

13.8 Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) in Mozambique

14 Renewable Energy Policy, Nigeria

14.1 Energy Market, Overview

14.2 National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policy

14.3 Renewable Energy Master Plan (REMP)

14.4 Multi-Year Tariff Order (NYTO)

14.5 Feed-in Tariff

14.6 Competitive Procurement

14.7 Biofuels Blending Mandate

14.8 Green Bonds 2018

14.9 Net-Metering

15 Renewable Energy Policy, Qatar

15.1 Energy Market, Overview

15.2 Renewable Energy Target

15.3 Qatar Second National Development Strategy 2018-2022 (NDS-2)

15.4 Emission Norms

15.5 Solar Power Hub

15.6 Solar Tenders

15.7 Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development

16 Renewable Energy Policy, Saudi Arabia

16.1 Energy Market, Overview

16.2 National Renewable Energy Program (NREP) (Target 2030)

16.3 National Industrial Cluster Development Program

16.4 Renewable Energy Auctions

16.5 Energy Research Innovation Program

17 Renewable Energy Policy, South Africa

17.1 Energy Market, Overview

17.2 National Climate Change Response Policy

17.3 Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPPP)

17.4 Integrated Energy Plan (IEP)

17.5 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2010

17.6 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2018

17.7 Integrated Resource Plan 2019

17.8 Government plans to Unbundle Eskom

17.9 Vision, Strategic Direction, and Framework for Climate Policy

17.10 Local Content Requirement (LCR)

17.11 Tax incentives

17.11.1 Carbon Tax

17.11.2 South Africa Energy Efficiency Tax Deduction

17.11.3 Green Energy Efficiency Fund

17.11.4 Accelerated Depreciation Allowances

17.12 Green Fund

18 Renewable Energy Policy, Syrian Arab Republic

18.1 Energy Market, Overview

18.2 Master Plan for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energies

18.3 Energy Efficiency Code Project

18.4 Energy Conservation Law

18.5 Electricity Law No. 32

19 Renewable Energy Policy, Tanzania

19.1 Energy Market, Overview

19.2 Rural Energy Act, 2005

19.3 Electricity Act, 2008

19.4 Competitive Bidding Framework

19.5 Feed-in-Tariff

19.6 The Rural Energy Fund (REF)

19.7 Scaling up Renewable Energy Program

19.8 Power System Master Plan, 2012–2030

19.9 National Energy Policy, 2015

20 Renewable Energy Policy, UAE

20.1 Energy Market, Overview

20.2 Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy, 2030

20.3 Dubai Clean Energy Strategy, 2050

20.4 Renewable Energy Deployment Strategy

20.5 Net-metering

20.6 Solar Water Heating Regulation

20.7 Renewable Energy Auctions

20.8 Green Building Code, Dubai

21 Appendix

21.1 Market Definitions

21.1.1 Power

21.1.2 Installed Capacity

21.1.3 Electricity Generation

21.1.4 Electricity Consumption

21.1.5 Renewable Energy Resources

21.2 Abbreviations

21.3 Methodology

21.4 Coverage

21.4.1 Secondary Research

21.4.2 Primary Research

21.4.3 Modeling and Forecasting

21.5 Contact Us

21.6 Disclaimer

List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Renewable Energy Policy, Middle East and Africa

Table 2: Algeria Renewable Energy Target, 2030

Table 3: Premium Price to Renewable Energy Technologies, Algeria, 2019

Table 4: Solar PV Tender Details, Algeria, 2018

Table 5: Wind Power Feed-in Tariffs, Algeria, 2019

Table 6: Solar PV Feed-in Tariffs, Algeria, 2019

Table 7: Renewable Energy Target, Angola, 2025

Table 8: Renewable Energy Target, Egypt, 2030

Table 9: Solar PV Feed-in Tariffs, Egypt, 2015

Table 10: Wind Feed-in Tariffs, Egypt, 2015

Table 11: Solar Feed-in Tariffs, Egypt, 2016

Table 12: Wind Feed-in Tariffs, Egypt, 2016

Table 13: Comparison between Phase One and Phase Two FiT Schemes, Egypt,2020

Table 14: Renewable Power Target, Ghana, 2020

Table 15: Feed-in Tariffs for Renewable Power Sources, Ghana, 2020

Table 16: Feed-in Tariffs, Iran, 2018

Table 17: Feed-in Tariffs, Iran, 2019

Table 18: Project Details of The Auction, 2019

Table 19: Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs, Israel,2020

Table 20: Feed–in Tariff for Small Renewable Projects with Installed Capacity up to 10 MW, Kenya, 2020

Table 21: Feed–in Tariff for Renewable Projects with Installed Capacity above 10 MW, Kenya, 2020

Table 22: MYTO, Nigeria, 2017–2022

Table 23: Feed-in Tariffs, Nigeria, 2016

Table 24: Renewable Energy Awarded Capacity under REIPPPP, South Africa,2011-2019

Table 25: Price Trend of Solar PV ($/kWh), REIPPPP, South Africa, 2011-2019

Table 26: Price Trend of Onshore Wind ($/kWh), REIPPPP, South Africa, 2011-2019

Table 27: Price Trend of CSP ($/kWh), REIPPPP, South Africa, 2011-2019

Table 28: Allocation Composition of Round Five of REIPPPP (MW), South Africa, 2018

Table 29: Percentage Share of Renewable Power in Total Power Installed Capacity under IRP 2010, South Africa, 2016–2050

Table 30: Capacity Addition Targets for Energy Sources, Final Capacity, and Final Share of Various Energy Sources in Capacity

Mix, South Africa (MW and %), 2030

Table 31: South Africa, REIPPP LCR in Wind Power Projects,2019

Table 32: Standardized Small Power Projects Tariff, Tanzania, 2019

Table 33: Sweihan Solar Park Bidding Prices, Abu Dhabi, 2016

Table 34: Abbreviations


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