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Legal Framework

Changes/improvements in the bioenergy sector in the Russian Federation in the last 2 years 

Changes in Legal framework in Russia

 

Below you can find important legal documents concerning bioenergy in the Russian Federation.

Federal Laws of the Russian Federation:

  • Federal Law No. 35-FZ of March 26, 2003, On Electricity Generation
    Link: (ru)
  • Federal Law No. 261-FZ of November 23, 2009, On Energy Efficiency and Increasing of Energy Efficiency as well as on Amendments to Particular Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation
    Link: (ru)
  • Federal Law No. 89-FZ of June 24, 1998, On Industrial and Consumption Waste
    Link: (ru)
  • Federal Law No.7-FZ of January 10, 2002, On Environmental Protection
    Link: (ru)

Resolutions of the Government of the Russian Federation:

  • Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 426 of June 3, 2008, On the Qualification of a Generating Facility Using Renewable Energy Sources
    Link: (ru)
  • Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 1-r of January 08, 2009 (edition of July 28, 2015), On Main Directions of State Policy in the Sphere of Increasing Energy Efficiency of Electricity Generation Based on the Use of Renewable Energy Sources for the period till 2020
    Link: (ru)
  • Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 442 of May 04, 2012, On the Functioning of Retail Electricity Markets, Full and (or) Partial Limit of Electric Energy Use Conditions
    Link: (ru)
  • Plan of Measures for Creating Favourable Conditions for the Use of Renewable Wood Sources for the Production of Heat and Electric Energy (approved by the Government of the Russian Federation on May 31, 2013, Resolution № 3028p-P9)
    Link: (ru)
  • Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 47 of January 23, 2015, On Changing Some Acts of the Government of the Russian Federation Regarding Issues of Stimulating the Use of Renewable Energy Sources at Retail Electricity Markets
    Link: (ru)

State programs:

  • Energy saving and Increase of Energy Efficiency for the period till 2020. Approved by the Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation № 2446-r of December 27, 2010
    Link: (ru)
  • The Comprehensive Program of the Development of Biotechnologies in the Russian Federation for the period till 2020. Approved by the Russian Government on April 24, 2012, Resolution No. 1853p-P8
    Link: (ru)
  • Energy Efficiency and Development of Power Industry. Approved by the Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation № 321 of April 15, 2014
    Link: (ru)
  • Forestry development for the period of 2013–2020. Approved by the Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation № 318 of April 15, 2014
    Link: (ru)

International documents in partnership with Russia:

  • Road map EU-Russia Energy Cooperation until 2050, March 2013
    Link: (en) (ru)
  • Terms of reference for the international partnership for energy efficiency cooperation, May 24, 2009
    Link: (en) (ru)

Russian standards:

  • GOST R 52808-2007 Non-Traditional Technologies. Biowaste Energy. Terms and Definitions
  • GOST R 53790-2010 Non- Traditional Technologies. Biowaste Energy. General Requirements to Biogas Installations
  • GOST R 54531-2011 Non- Traditional Technologies. Renewable and Alternative Energy Sources. Terms and Definitions