Mauritius

Long-term Energy Strategy

Executive
Strategy
Passed in 2009
This Strategy sets the country's energy vision over the medium and long term, emphasising environmental sustainability as a key aspect. The Strategy notably calls for energy security, encourage energy efficiency through legal, administrative, communication and sectoral actions, improve demand side management, encourage the uptake of sustainable buildings, and foster the production and use of renewable resources, including bagasse, solar, wind and hydro. Technology transfer is encouraged. An energy strategy for the transport sector is further laid out to promote the use of buses and promote low emission vehicles and fuels. Financial incentives, including carbon financing, are discussed.

Documents
  • 10% of energy efficiency gains in the electric sector by 2025 (2% by 2010, 4% by 2015, 6% by 2020) by 2010, 2015, 2020 against a 2009 baseline
    Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2009
  • Reduce energy consumption of public sector to half the current level by the year 2015 and to pursue efforts up to 2025 by 2015 against a 2009 baseline
    Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2009
  • 35% of renewable energy by 2035
    Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2035 | Base year: 2009
  • 50% of households and businesses using solar-powered water heating systems by 2012
    Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2012 | Base year: 2009
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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