Vanuatu

Vanuatu National Energy Roadmap

Executive
Policy
Passed in 2013
The National Energy Roadmap, published by the Department of Energy with assistance from the Australian government and the World Bank, proposes a long-term development plan for the energy sector to reduce its reliance on imported petroleum fuels and focuses on five energy sector priorities, each with specified targets and associated strategic directions for action (note that some targets are included in several different areas but are each included here once for brevity):
- Access to secure, reliable and affordable electricity for all citizens by 2030
o Within concession areas; 75% household connected by 2015, 90% by 2020 and 100% by 2030
o Close to concession areas; 33% household connected by 2015, 90% by 2020 and 100% by 2030
o Off-grid grid areas; 100% households having access to modern electricity via individual homes systems and basic power products by 2020
o Public Institutions; 90% having access by 2015 and 100% by 2020
- Reliable, secure and affordable petroleum supply throughout Vanuatu
o Reduce the cost of distributing all petroleum products in Vanuatu by 5% in 2015 and 10% in 2020
o Improvements in Health, Safety and Environmental Standards. All Operators to meet new standards by 2020
- A more affordable and low cost of energy services in Vanuatu
o 40% renewable energy generation by 2015 and 65% by 2020
- An energy secure Vanuatu at all times
o 10% improvement in diesel efficiency by 2015 and 20% by 2020
- Mitigating climate change through renewable energy and energy efficiency
o Comprehensive data collection established to set realistic targets and begin energy efficiency initiatives

  • 10% improvement in diesel efficiency by 2015 and 20% by 2020 by 2015, 2020 against a 2013 baseline
    Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2013
  • 40% renewable energy generation by 2015 and 65% by 2020
    Energy | Trajectory target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2013
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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