President Bashar al-Assad issued on Tuesday the law No. /23/ for the year 2021 on establishing a fund to support renewable energies and raise energy efficiency.
The fund aims to encourage energy consumers to use renewable energy sources, and it works to raise energy efficiency.
It also aims to reduce the consumption of fuel and electric energy used in the main sectors (domestic, industrial, agricultural, commercial and service, etc.), in addition to reducing emissions of gases that are harmful to the environment and limiting climate changes.
The fund will contribute to raising awareness among citizens on the importance of renewable energies and spreading the culture of their use.
New job opportunities will be available for the citizens through the fund which will also play a key role in transferring and localizing renewable energy technology and energy efficient equipment.