Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2010
Date Ended:2025
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning, Policy Support
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources, Wind, Solar Thermal, Solar>Solar photovoltaic, Solar
Policy Sector:Electricity, Framework Policy, Multi-sectoral Policy
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Eng. Mohammed Hameed Alshaabi General director of Renewable Energy Department; Ministry of Electricity and Energy
Legal References:Cabinet decree No (199) for year 2009
Funding:Yemen, Germany and World Bank

Main objectives of the Strategy:  

1- Grid-based renewable energy:

  • 15% share of electricity generation in 2025 
  • Wind: 1200 GWh per year 
  • Geothermal: 1183 GWh per year 
  • Solar water heaters: 230 GWh per year 
  • Economic Lamps: 460 GWh per year 
  • Total 3073 GWh per year

2- Off-grid renewable energy:

  • By 2025 approximately 20000 households will be electrified by solar PV off-grid installations


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