Country:Malawi
Year:2003
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2003
Policy Type:Policy Support, Information and Education, Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:Solar, Solar>Solar photovoltaic, Multiple RE Sources
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Ministry of Energy and Water
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Description:

The Policy led to the formulation of the energy regulator for Malawi and guides every development in the energy sector within Malawi. It also maps out strategies for increasing access to renewable energy based applications in the country.

Strategic objectives for the energy sector included in the Policy are:

  • Improving efficiency and effectiveness in energy supply industries;
  • Improving security and reliability of energy supply systems;
  • Increasing access to modern energy services;
  • Enhancing economic development and rural transformation;
  • Improving energy sector governance; and
  • Mitigating environmental, safety and health impacts of energy production and utilization.

Tools for implementation of Policy’s provisions are:

  • Creation and implementation of the Renewable Energy Supply Act;
  • Promotion of renewable energy sources, in particular, solar technologies;
  • Removal of technical and administrative barriers to deployment of renewables;

The Policy also includes projections on country’s energy mix:

Energy Mix Projections 2000 – 2050

 

2000

2010

2020

2050

Renewables

0.2%

5.5%

7%

10%

 

Related Documents:

In order to view the full text of Malawi National Energy Policy 2003 please click here.

Last modified: Fri, 02 Mar 2018 10:10:30 CET