National Energy Policy 2010
The National Energy Policy of 2010 build on the Sustainable Energy Plan from 2002 to ensure Saint Lucia a safe, secure, affordable and clean energy supply. It lays out the framework for the usage of renewable energy sources and reducing carbon emissions, and identifies short and medium-term renewable targets.
The Policy notably seeks to reduce energy costs by allowing the private sector to engage into electricity production. It aims in parallel to 1) diversify sources of supply, 2) exploit indigenous renewable resources, 3) adopt energy efficiency measures on the production, distribution and demand sides, and 4) implement appropriate pricing and other regulatory policies.
5% of the electricity generated in 2013, at least 15% in 2015 and at least 30% by 2020 will originate from renewable energy sources