National Plan for energy efficiency 2016-2035
This plan sets Ecuador's plan for energy efficiency over the period 2016-2035. It seeks to increase the efficient use of energy resources through the execution of energy efficiency programs and projects in sectors related to the supply and demand of energy, in order to reduce the import of petroleum products, contribute to the mitigation of climate change and create a culture of energy efficiency backed by a solid legal and institutional base.
The document sets efficiency targets in the residential, public, private, transport, industrial and energy sectors. Financing schemes necessary to fulfill each goal are laid out. It aims to enhance the legal and institutional framework dealing with energy efficiency. The plan further insists on the necessity for innovations and improvements to be widespread in the country.