Lesotho

Climate targets: Energy

    • 200 MW renewables by 2020
      Energy | Target year: 2020
    • 35 MW wind power (2017)
      Energy | Target year: 2017
    • 20% energy efficiency gains by 2020
      Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2020
    • 10% reduction in wood usage for heating by 2030
      Energy | Target year: 2030
    • 125 MW hydro power (2025)
      Energy | Target year: 2025
    • 30% penetration rate of efficient stoves in 2030
      Energy | Target year: 2030
    • 40 MW solar power (2017/2018)
      Energy | Target year: 2018
    • 10% replacement rate of fuel-wood with LPG from 2020 to 2030
      Energy | Target year: 2030
    • 7.5% (0.5% per annum) reduction in transmission and distribution loses from 2015 until 2030
      Energy | Target year: 2030
    • 25,000 kilolitres paraffin consumption (5434 kilolitres reduction from 2014 level) in 2020, 20,000 kilolitres paraffin consumption (5000 kilolitres reduction from 2020) in 2030
      Energy | Target year: 2030
For further analysis of the NDC, see Lesotho country profile on
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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