Policy status:Superseded
Date Effective:2006
Date Ended:2010
Policy Type:Policy Support, Policy Support>Strategic planning, Regulatory Instruments, Information and Education
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources>All
Policy Sector:Electricity, Framework Policy, Heating and Cooling, Multi-sectoral Policy, Transport
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Ministry of Science, Energy & Technology

The main objectives of the National Energy Policy Green Paper (2006-2020) of Jamaica are:

  • to ensure stable and adequate energy supplies at the least economic cost;
  • to provide an appropriate environment conducive to private sector participation inelectricity generation;
  • rural electrification at affordable rates;
  • to diversify the energy base, encourage the development of indigenous energy resources and to ensure the security of energy supplies;
  • to protect the economy from the volatility in energy prices;
  • to reduce the energy intensity of the economy;
  • to minimize the adverse environmental effects and pollution caused by the production, storage, transport and use of energy;
  • to establish an appropriate regulatory framework to protect consumers, investors and the environment.
This record is superseded by:National Energy Policy (2009-2030)
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