Luz para todos

Brazil: Luz para todos

Demonstration projects. Energy will be free for low-income consumers, and for residential consumers with consumption less than 80kW/month, tariffs will be reduced.

Date Implemented: 2003

Status: In Force; Mandatory

Funding Information: The program’s calculated cost is $7billion. This sum will be achieved through a partnership of the federal government, state agencies and energy distributors.  The federal government will designate $5.3 billion.  The project is also supported by USAID funding.

Target: full electrification in the country by 2008

References: Expanding Access to Electricity in Brazil; Programa Luz Para Todos, Ministerio de Minas e Energia de Brasil