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Proposal of Fiscal Policy Guidelines for Distributed Generation from Solar Photovoltaic Energy in Guatemala

  • Date: Wednesday, August 12th, 2020.
  • Time: 09:00 - 10:30 am CST (Hour in Costa Rica)
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Propuesta de lineamientos de política fiscal para generación distribuida a partir de la energía solar fotovoltaica en Guatemala

Agenda

Introduction. Eduardo José Sanchez Sierra. Coordinator of the Secretariat, Plataforma LEDS LAC.

Project “Mechanisms and Networks of Technology Transfer related to Climate Change for Latin America and the Caribbean. Renato Oña Pólit. Coordinator of Renewable Energies, Bariloche Foundation. | DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION

Study: “Analysis and technical foundation for the formulation of a proposal for fiscal policy guidelines to promote the use and exploitation of distributed electricity generation from solar photovoltaic energy” in Guatemala.

Craig James Menzies. Leader of the energy department, FACTOR.

Jorge Asturias. Project Leader, FACTOR.

          | DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION

Aspects and details of the contribution of the study carried out to the vision of the EFA. Herman Elías Juan Sebastián Blas García. Director of Analysis and Fiscal Policy, Ministry of Public Finance of Guatemala. | DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION

About the webinar

Fiscal policy seeks sustainable economic growth by financing the provision of public goods to increase the population’s well-being. In Guatemala this is developed by the Ministry of Public Finance (MINFIN), which has promulgated and implements the “Environmental Fiscal Strategy” (EFA), which promotes the design of state policies aimed at changing habits in the Guatemalan population, seeking access to sources of funding that prioritize adaptation and mitigation to climate change.

This webinar will present the results of the study: “Analysis and technical basis for the formulation of a proposal of fiscal policy instruments to increase access to electricity by distributed generation with solar photovoltaic in rural-urban and interconnected regions, to contribute to economic growth and development by attracting investment, business development and entrepreneurship”, which will be useful to add contributions to the EFA. This study is part of the project: “Mechanisms and Networks of Transference related to the Climate Change for Latin America and the Caribbean” developed by the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB), financed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), executed by the Bariloche Foundation, and implemented by FACTOR.

The webinar will be held in Spanish. If you have any questions about this event, please contact the LEDS LAC Platform Secretariat: info@ledslac.org.

About the panelists

Renato Oña Pólit

Engineer in electronics, automation and control graduated from the ESPE in Ecuador, with an executive master's degree in renewable energies from the EOI in Madrid with a scholarship granted by the IDAE in Spain, a master's degree in sustainable environmental management from the Camilo José Cela University and a diploma in project management from the TEC in Monterrey; with more than 12 years of experience in energy access projects and management models for rural electrification, proposals for public policy instruments and regulatory and commercial frameworks for renewable energies in Latin America.

Craig James Menzies

Director of the Factor Energy Department. He has 12 years of professional experience working in the energy sectors of Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, for clients such as multilateral development banks, national governments and private sector companies and investment consortia. He holds a degree in Geosciences from the University of Edinburgh (UK), and a Masters in Sustainable Development from the University of Strathclyde (UK).

Jorge Asturias

He has over 17 years of professional experience in the area of policy, research, development and management of projects related to energy and sustainable development. He was Director of Studies and Projects of the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) in Quito, Ecuador and the first Coordinator of OLADE for Central America. He worked as Advisor to the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Guatemala. He has a master’s degree in Politics and International Business from the Francisco Marroquín University in Guatemala and a Post-graduate degree in Energy Policies and Sustainable Development from INCAE Business School in Costa Rica.

Herman Elías Juan Sebastián Blas García

Director of Analysis and Fiscal Policy of the MINFIN of Guatemala. He is an economist graduated from the Mariano Galvez University with extensive experience in the Guatemalan public finance sector and in the Central American region.

Additional Resources

Project "Climate Change Technology Transfer Mechanisms and Networks in Latin America and the Caribbean"

http://fundacionbariloche.org.ar/proyecto-gef-bid-fb/objetivos/

Executive Summary

Analysis and technical foundation for the formulation of a proposal of fiscal policy guidelines that promote the use and exploitation of electricity generation distributed to from photovoltaic solar energy

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