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Barbados Declaration - Voluntary Commitment by Marshall Islands .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: Marshall Islands
  • Topic: Small Island Developing States
  • Keywords: Energy
  • Location: Marshall Islands
  • Date of completion: 2020
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Deliverables & Resources
Barbados Declaration - Voluntary Commitment by Marshall Islands

Partner(s)

Marshall Islands, in partnership with the Governments of Australia, Denmark, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom, and UNDP.

Description/achievement of initiative

1. A 40% reduction in CO2 emissions below 2009 levels by 2020;

2. Electrification of 100% of urban households and 95% of rural outer atoll households by 2015;

3. The provision of 20% of energy through indigenous renewable resources by 2020;

4. Improved efficiency of energy use in 50% of households and businesses, and 75% of government buildings by 2020;

5. A 20% efficiency improvement in transportation sector fuel use by 2020;

6. Feasibility studies and internationally supported financing plans for innovative game-changing renewable energy and sustainable development opportunities undertaken by 2015.

Implementation methodologies

To be achieved with assistance from development partners.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Electrification of 100% of urban households and 95% of rural outer atoll households 2015
20% efficiency improvement in transportation sector fuel use 2020
20% of energy through indigenous renewable resources 2020
40% reduction in CO2 emissions below 2009 levels 2020
Resources
Type Details
Other, please specify To be achieved with assistance from development partners.
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