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