Country:Fiji
Year:2014
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:Municipal, National
Date Effective:2014
Date Ended:2020
Policy Type:Economic Instruments, Information and Education, Policy Support, Regulatory Instruments, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Voluntary Approaches
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources>All, Bioenergy>Biofuels for transport, Bioenergy
Policy Sector:Electricity, Framework Policy, Multi-sectoral Policy, Transport
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
URL:http://www.energy.gov.fj
Enforcement:Detailed in the Strategic Action Plan are the lead organisations and support agencies that will take the lead in enforcing the responsibilities.
Funding:equivalent to US$10 Million per year
Description:

The 2013 National Energy Policy is the document that will facilitate the establishment of appropriate infrastructure, provide enabling environment and development of the energy sector. There are seven strategic areas which includes Governace and Institutional Arrangement, Grid-Based Power Supply, Rural Electrification, Petroluem and Biofuels, Renewable Energy, Transport and Energy Effciency. The strategies is aligned to the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL)  global initiative aimed to mobilise actions from all sectors of society to achieve the three objectives below by 2030:

  • Ensure universal access to modern energy services
  • Double the global rate of improvements in energy efficiency
  • Double the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix.

During the National Census 2007 over 80% of Fiji's household have basic form of electricity and with the number of projects for the past years, the current  is about 90%. With the new policy, the coverage should close to 100% in 2020.

Related policies:Rural Electrification Policy

Last modified: Mon, 19 May 2014 15:29:13 CEST