Guatemala: Incentives for Renewable Energy

Since 2003, the Incentives for Renewable Energy Projects Law offers fiscal and economic incentives.

Friday, September 17, 2010

The regulation gives fiscal incentives to companies working on renewable energy projects such as: solar, Aeolian, geothermal, hydro energy among others.

Oscar Chile Monroy writes about some of the incentives in his article at "... Taxes exemption on the Imports, tax exemption on the Value Added Tax (VAT) on the imported equipment to be used to produce energy, exemption on Sales Tax and on Solidarity Tax also, all them for a 10 years period.

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El Salvador: Incentives for Renewable Energy

September 2015

A proposal has been made to extend the list of natural resources and technologies that enjoy benefits, eliminating the limit of 10 MW in order to encourge larger projects and providing incentives for the expansion of existing plants.

The proposal put forward by the executive branch:

Nicaragua Extends Exemptions for Renewable Energy

June 2015

The National Assembly has amended article eight of Law 532, extending for five years the incentives for investments in this sector.

From a statement issued by the National Assembly:

The National Assembly with 84 votes approved on June 2, Law Reform Law 532, Law for the Promotion of Electricity Generation from renewable sources.

Tax Exemptions in Guatemala

July 2012

Making the distinction between the classifications of exemptions is necessary because associations, foundations and other entities are required to be fiscally solvent in order to keep their status as an exempt entity.

From an Article by Oscar Chile Monroy:

There are several classifications for tax exemptions.

Incentives for Renewable Energy Production

May 2012

Sugar millers in Nicaragua have asked for tax benefits in a law future reform of law on their activities generating clean electricity.

Representatives of the Nicaraguan sugar mills San Antonio and Monterrosa proposed to members of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of Parliament to include tax benefits for mills that produce energy that is used by the national electricity system.

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