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31 major economies and 8 MDBs pledged USD 335 billion to fossil fuel-intensive sectors, 42% of all public money committed to energy-producing and consuming activities.

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Updated: 21 July 2021

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As governments across the world continue to invest hundreds of billions in the energy system to reboot their economies, our analysis is expanding to cover more countries and provide a more comprehensive global picture. Countries are also grouped by regions, which helps to identify trends and patterns in their local contexts.

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The Energy Policy Tracker database is updated on a weekly basis, to provide the latest information about COVID-19 government policy responses from a climate and energy perspective. Our analysis provides a detailed overview of the public finance flows as determined by recovery packages across the G20. Filter by country, energy type, finance mechanisms, and other categories to see, at a glance, what types of measures countries are implementing to tackle the crisis and what is shaping our future energy system.

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G20 governments have pledged to inject trillions of dollars into the global economy to counteract the health, social, and financial shocks caused by the COVID-19 crisis. This large-scale stimulus spending will shape the global economy for decades to come. These decisions could trigger unbearable climate disasters or create a resilient and safe economy powered by clean energy.

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Country Jurisdiction Category Policy name Sector Energy Type Mechanism Value committed, USD Date of announcement Policy type Stage Legislation and Endorsing Agency Arm of Government Primary and secondary stated objective of the policy Date of entry into force Implemented repeal date, if any Value as stated (specify currency) Value committed, national currency Value disbursed, national currency Value disbursed, USD: Policy background Links to official sources Links to additional sources
Brazil National Other energy Establishes the criteria and conditions for the Surplus Sale Mechanism and the management mechanisms... Power generation Multiple energy types New or extended regulation (IT... 2021121818/12/2021 Other Energy efficiency Normative Resolution- The National Electrical Energy Agency -ANEEL Government Establishes the criteria for the transfer of energy and associated power with sellers between distribution agents that have surplus energy (called assignors) to distribution agents with energy deficits (assignees).

https://www.in.gov.br/en/web/dou/-/resolucao-normativa-n-904-de-8-de-dezembro-de-2020-294942157#:~:text=Estabelece%20os%20crit%C3%A9rios%20e%20condi%C3%A7%C3%B5es,de%20novos%20empreendimentos%20de%20gera%C3%A7%C3%A3o. (accessed 4/3/2021)
Canada National Clean conditional Sustainable Development Technology Canada investments for clean energy Multiple sectors Multiple renewable Budget or off-budget transfer ... 7904548.8441462 2021110202/11/2021 Fiscal Several energy stages Sustainable Development Technology Canada Government Support cleantech deployment CAD 10.6 million 10600000 This measure includes SDTC funding announced in February 2021 to Edgehog Advanced Technologies Inc., Intellinox Technologies. Inc, Hydrostor Inc, and QD Solar Inc.

https://www.sdtc.ca/en/investing-in-innovators-how-cleantech-entrepreneurs-are-leading-the-way-to-net-zero/ Accessed 24 February 2021.
India National Clean unconditional Waiver of transmission charges allowed for trading of Renewables Power generation Multiple renewable New or extended regulation (IT... 2021062121/06/2021 Fiscal Electricity storage or transmission or distribution Ministry of Power Government The order promotes the development of solar, wind, Hydro Pumped Storage Plant (PSP) and Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), trading of RE in the power exchanges and seamless transmission of RE power across the states. Ministry of Power has issued order today for extension of the waiver of Inter-State Transmission system (ISTS) charges on transmission of electricity generated from solar and wind sources for projects to be commissioned up to 30th June 2025. Further, the order promotes the development of solar, wind, Hydro Pumped Storage Plant (PSP) and Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), trading of RE in the power exchanges and seamless transmission of RE power across the states. The waiver of inter-state transmission charges on transmission of the electricity generated from solar and wind sources of energy that was available to solar and wind projects commissioned up to 30th June 2023 has now been extended till 30th June 2025. The waiver of Inter- State transmission system (ISTS) charges has also been allowed for Hydro Pumped Storage Plant (PSP) and Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) projects to be commissioned up 30th June 2025. This will promote the Hydro Pumped Storage Plant (PSP) and Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) projects for meeting the balancing requirement of the grid caused due to large scale integration of Renewables in the Electricity Grid ie around 450 GW by 2030. The waiver of transmission charges has also been allowed for trading of electricity generated/ supplied from Solar, wind, PSP and BESS in Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM) and Green Day Ahead Market (GDAM) for two years i.e. till 30th June 2023.

https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1729095
Canada National Other energy Nunatsiavut Firewood Supply Chain Network Other sector Biofuels and waste Budget or off-budget transfer ... 142008.20283371 2021061919/06/2021 Fiscal Energy use (all energy types, consumption in transport, household use, buildings etc) Government of Canada Government Reduce diesel consumption CAD 190,433 190433 The Clean Energy for Rural and Remote Communities (CERRC) program invested funding into the Nunatsiavut Firewood Supply Chain Network. This pilot project provides affordable firewood to the residents of Nunatsiavut as an alternative fuel source to diesel.

https://www.canada.ca/en/natural-resources-canada/news/2021/05/canada-invests-in-indigenous-clean-energy-projects-in-northern-newfoundland-and-labrador.html Accessed 11 June 2021.
Spain National Clean unconditional 2020 Update of the Long-Term Strategy for Energy Rehabilitation in the building sector in Spain Buildings Energy efficiency New or extended regulation (IT... 2021061818/06/2021 Other Energy efficiency Strategy for Energy Rehabilitation in the building sector in Spain Government Energy efficiency in the building sector. 18/06/2021 Following the Directive on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, in 2014 the Long-term Strategy for Energy Rehabilitation in the building sector in Spain (ERESEE 2014) was approved, which was subsequently revised in 2017 (ERESEE 2017) and 2020 (ERESEE 2020 ), as established by European regulations. The ERESEE, as established by Directive 2010/31 / EU (modified by Directive (EU) 844/2018), defines a framework to “support the renovation of the national park of residential and non-residential buildings, both public and private, transforming them into real estate parks with high energy efficiency and decarbonized before 2050, facilitating the economically profitable transformation of existing buildings into buildings with almost zero energy consumption ”. In addition, it is aligned with all the objectives of the Spanish PNIEC and the Long-term Decarbonization Strategy. Moreover, this Strategy is part of the Component 2. Implementation of the Spanish Urban Agenda of the Spanish Recovery and Resilient Plan. Specifically, it is the measure C2.R.

https://www.lamoncloa.gob.es/temas/fondos-recuperacion/Documents/05052021-Componente2.pdf (Accessed 20 May 2021)
https://www.mitma.gob.es/el-ministerio/planes-estrategicos/estrategia-a-largo-plazo-para-la-rehabilitacion-energetica-en-el-sector-de-la-edificacion-en-espana (Accessed 20 May 2021)
https://www.mitma.gob.es/recursos_mfom/paginabasica/recursos/es_ltrs_2020.pdf (Accessed 20 May 2021)

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