Marshall Islands

National Energy Policy and Energy Action Plan

Executive
Plan; Policy
Passed in 2016
This document sets a vision of improving quality of life through clean, reliable, affordable, accessible, environmentally appropriate and sustainable energy services.

 It intends to 1) strengthen financial, policy and legislative frameworks for the energy sector, 2) supply 100% of urban households with electricity, 3) To provide 95% of rural outer atoll households with off grid electricity, 4) To provide access to modern forms of cooking to 90% of all households by 2020, 5) To make households and businesses 50% more energy efficient and government buildings 75% more energy efficient by 2020, 6) To achieve a 20% efficiency improvement in transport sector fuel use by 2020, 7) To reduce supply side energy losses from MEC by 20% by 2017, and 8) To provide 20% of power generation through indigenous renewable resources by 2020.

Documents
  • 40% cut in CO2 emissions by 2020 compared with a 2009 baseline
    Economy-wide | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2009
  • 20% energy loss reduction from production by 2017 against a 2009 baseline
    Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2017 | Base year: 2009
  • 50% energy efficiency increase in households and businesses, 75% energy efficiency increase in government buildings by 2020 against a 2009 baseline
    Urban | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2009
  • 20% energy efficiency improvement in transport fuel use by 2020 against a 2009 baseline
    Transportation | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2009
  • 20% power from indigenous renewable resources by 2020
    Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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