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Latest Documents

, 2017

This policy seeks to provide access to modern, clean, environmentally sustainable, and affordable energy services for all Namibians. It aims to boost public and private investments in renewable energy projects, create an enabling regulatory and economic environment for the sector, promote connected and off-grid schemes, pursue climate resilience in the energy sector, and a...

, 2017

The third pillar of Namibia's Fifth National Development Plan concerns environmental sustainability. Section 4.2 outlines Namibia's climate change goals, including its quantitative emissions reduction targets through 2022. The overall goal of the environmental and climate change management component of Namibia's Fifth National Development Plan is to manage the environment ...

, 2016

This document notably aims to reduce the investment requirements for independent producers adding power into the national grid, and to allow customers who generate their own energy to reduce their reliance on the grid, and to promote the production and use of sustainable renewable energy sources including in small scale projects. All renewable energy technologies are elig...

, 2015

This document defines the rules and rates of feed-in tariffs for renewables (REFIT), namely biomass, solar and wind sources based on projects' respective capacity.

, 2013

Namibia's National Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan, 2013-2020 (NCCSAP) proposes policy action in three main components: adaptation, mitigation, and cross-cutting issues. Among each of these, the NCCSAP incorporates seven guiding principles: mainstreaming, sustainability, stakeholder participation, awareness, human rights and equity, addressing adaptation and mitiga...

  • reduce its GHG emissions conditionally by at least 91% of its BAU scenario (was 89% in 2015 NDC). In the BAU scenario, overall GHG emissions in 2030 are expected to rise by up to 24.167 MtCO2e. The estimated emissions reduction will be 21.996 MtCO2e through 2030 (91% reduction of which 78.7% is from the AFOLU) From 2016 iNDC: 89% reduction (projected avoided emissions at the order of 20000 GgCO2eq inclusive of sequestration in AFOLU sector) in GHG emissions at 2030 compared to the BAU scenarioEconomy-wide | Target year: 2030
  • By 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022, respectively, Namibia will limit its CO2 emissions to 5,933, 6,627, 7,321, 8,014, and 8,708 GgCO2e, the last of which is a 3,733 GgCO2e decline compared with a business as usual scenarioEconomy-wide: Economy Wide | Target year: 2022Source: Fifth National Development Plan
  • By 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022, respectively, Namibia will reduce the total area burned by veld fires by 0.4, 0.9, 1.4, 1.9, and 2.4 million hectares against a 2015 baselineLULUCF: LULUCF | Target year: 2022Source: Fifth National Development Plan
  • By 2022, Namibia has a sustainable mix of locally generated energy capacity of 755 MW to support household and industry developmentEnergy: Fuels | Target year: 2022Source: Fifth National Development Plan
  • At least 70% renewables in the energy mix by 2030 compared with a scenarioEnergy: Renewable Energy | Target year: 2030