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Requires that by 31 December 2017, 8% of all electricity consumed nationally must be generated from renewable energy sources. Creates a fund to finance renewable energy projects, within the Federal Program for the Development of Renewable Energy, including feed-in tariffs, tax benefits, exemptions on import duties, and accelerated amortization of Income Tax. Expands national approach to “renewable sources” to include wave energy, ocean currents energy and biofuels as well as the scope of support of the Program and Fund to hydropower plants with capacity up to 50 MW.