Grenada National Energy Policy

Country: 
Grenada
Policy Type: 
Policy
Status of Approval/Implementation: 
In Effect
Year Completed: 
2015
Inclusion of Quantified RE targets?: 
YES
RE Targets & Timelines: 
Sector targets: Electricity: (Carriacou & Petite Martinique) 70% from renewable energy by 2013; Buildings: 10% buildings with renewable energy technology by 2015; Overall energy target: 20% national energy usage from renewable energy by 2020 Technology targets: Installed geothermal capacities of: 20MW by 2014, 40 MW by 2018; 1-3 MW Waste-to-Energy plant by 2016 Sector targets: Electricity: (Carriacou & Petite Martinique) 70% from renewable energy by 2013; Buildings: 10% buildings with renewable energy technology by 2015; Overall energy target: 20% national energy usage from renewable energy by 2020 Technology targets: Installed geothermal capacities of: 20MW by 2014, 40 MW by 2018; 1-3 MW Waste-to-Energy plant by 2016
Overall Policy Objectives: 
The main objective is to ensure access and provide affordable, equitable, reliable, clean and sustainable energy sources and services to drive and secure national development, and improve the quality of life for all of Grenada's citizens. The policy  comprises a Strategic Framework setting out short-, medium- and long- term goals, strategies and actions for policy implementation and an Institutional Framework describing the roles and responsibilities of the various stakeholders. The goals of the Strategic Framework are to: establish a legal framework as the basis for energy policy & its objectives, establish adequate institutional resources to faciliate energy policy goals, establish an appropriate legal and regulatory framework to exploit hydrocarbon resources, increase the use of renewable energy sources, diversify energy reources, promote energy efficiency & conservation, modernize the power sector. It also seeks to modernize the transport sector and facilitate development of the agricultural sector.The main objective is to ensure access and provide affordable, equitable, reliable, clean and sustainable energy sources and services to drive and secure national development, and improve the quality of life for all of Grenada's citizens. The policy  comprises a Strategic Framework setting out short-, medium- and long- term goals, strategies and actions for policy implementation and an Institutional Framework describing the roles and responsibilities of the various stakeholders. The goals of the Strategic Framework are to: establish a legal framework as the basis for energy policy & its objectives, establish adequate institutional resources to faciliate energy policy goals, establish an appropriate legal and regulatory framework to exploit hydrocarbon resources, increase the use of renewable energy sources, diversify energy reources, promote energy efficiency & conservation, modernize the power sector. It also seeks to modernize the transport sector and facilitate development of the agricultural sector.
Source of Information: 

Grenada (2010). The National Energy Policy of Grenada. Organisation of American States. Nov. 2011.
Available for download at: http://www.sepa-americas.net/estadisticas_detalle.php?ID=22 Grenada (2010). The National Energy Policy of Grenada. Organisation of American States. Nov. 2011.
Available for download at: http://www.sepa-americas.net/estadisticas_detalle.php?ID=22