Jamaica National Energy Conservation & Efficiency Policy 2010 - 2030

Country: 
Jamaica
Policy Type: 
Policy
Status of Approval/Implementation: 
In Effect
Year Completed: 
2015
Inclusion of Quantified RE targets?: 
NO
Overall Policy Objectives: 
A sub-policy of the National Energy Policy. The main objective is to improve energy conservation and efficiency in all sectors of the economy and accelerate the introduction of new, innovative technologies. The policy comprises a long-term Strategic Framework setting out 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: Continued adoption, by households and businesses, of energy conservation and efficiency practices towards reducing Jamaica’s carbon footprint; Creating an enabling legislative and regulatory environment for the promotion of energy conservation and efficiency; Government institutions leading by example; Modernisation of the energy sector. The policy supports the goals of the National Energy Policy, the Renewable Energy Policy, and the Policy for the Trading of Carbon CreditsA sub-policy of the National Energy Policy. The main objective is to improve energy conservation and efficiency in all sectors of the economy and accelerate the introduction of new, innovative technologies. The policy comprises a long-term Strategic Framework setting out 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: Continued adoption, by households and businesses, of energy conservation and efficiency practices towards reducing Jamaica’s carbon footprint; Creating an enabling legislative and regulatory environment for the promotion of energy conservation and efficiency; Government institutions leading by example; Modernisation of the energy sector. The policy supports the goals of the National Energy Policy, the Renewable Energy Policy, and the Policy for the Trading of Carbon Credits
Source of Information: 

Ministry of Energy and Mining (2010b). National Energy Conservation and Efficiency Policy, 2010 - 2030. Oct. 2010.
Available at: http://www.men.gov.jm/pdf_files/energy_policy/national_energy_conservati... of Energy and Mining (2010b). National Energy Conservation and Efficiency Policy, 2010 - 2030. Oct. 2010.
Available at: http://www.men.gov.jm/pdf_files/energy_policy/national_energy_conservati...