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Renewable Energy Development Strategy 2011

legislation type Executive
Passed in 2011
This Strategy defines how government plans to foster the production and use of renewable energy in the country. It recognises the importance of renewable energies for economic development, energy security and sustainability. Priorities identified are to provide financial incentives, and to formulate and improve laws and regulations to facilitate renewable energy development. In rural areas, the strategy focuses on fostering private sector investments, developing small-scale production, including from biofuels, solar and biomass, and electricity generation at village level using waste from agriculture, biogas and hydropower.


  • 10% transport energy from biofuel by 2025
    Transportation | Base year target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2025
  • 30% renewable of total energy consumption by 2025
    Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2025
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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