|Policy status:||In Force|
|Date Effective:||2009 (September)|
|Policy Type:||Policy Support, Policy Support>Strategic planning, Economic Instruments>Direct investment, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Loans, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Taxes, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>User charges, Information and Education, Information and Education>Professional training and qualification, Regulatory Instruments|
|Policy Target:||Multiple RE Sources, Solar, Solar>Solar photovoltaic|
|Agency:||Ministry of Resources & Development|
|Funding:||Government; foreign donations|
National Energy Policy 2009 is a response of the government of the Marshall Islands to rapid increase of oil prices in 2008 which in consequences caused economic crisis as its country’s energy sector is heavily dependant on fossil fuels imports.
Main objective of the Policy is: “An improved quality of life for the people of the Marshall Islands through clean, reliable, affordable, accessible, environmentally appropriate and sustainable energy services.”
In order to achieve this objective following goals have been set:
Government of Marshall Islands sees increase of an energy efficiency as a short-term solution to improvement of national energy sector and renewable energy deployment as a mean to reach long-term sustainable economic development.
|Related policies:||Energy Action Plan 2009|
|This record supersedes:||Marshall Islands National Energy Policy 2002 - 2009|
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