9. ENERGY MARKET
As a result of the terms of the Colombian Constitution of 1991, in the Colombian electricity sector, there is a clear separation between the roles of service providers and utility companies, regulators, policymakers, and control and oversight agencies.
In terms of connectivity, the Colombian electricity sector is divided into the National Interconnected System (SIN for its Spanish acronym), which comprises generation plants, the interconnection network, and regional and interregional transmission and distribution networks; and the Non-Interconnected Zones (ZNI for its Spanish acronym), where electricity services are not provided by the national network but by independent small-scale systems.
In this chapter, you will find general information about the sector, the entities that compose it, the relevance of Non-conventional Renewable Energies (NCRE)and their respective incentives, as well as contractual and self-generation aspects.
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