Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

50% of inhabited islands electricity needs to be provided by renewable energy in 2015 and 100% by 2020 through implementing the Cook Islands Renewable Energy Chart with key strategies that:
(1) Ensure the use of proven renewable electricity technology options
(2) Ensure the policy and regulatory environment is aligned with the 50% by 2015 and 100% by 2020 renewable energy goal
(3) Ensure ongoing education, awareness and advocacy for renewable energy and energy efficiency
(4) Strengthen the required capacity to implement the Cook Islands renewable energy targets

Implementation methodologies

To be achieved with assistance from development partners.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Cook Islands, in partnership with the Governments of Australia, Denmark, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom, and UNDP.
50% renewable energy goal
100% renewable energy goal
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Resources devoted to implementation
Other, please specify
In partnership with Australia, Denmark, New Zealand, Norway, and UK, and UNDP.
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Action Network
Location: Cook Islands
Date of completion: 2020
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Permanent Mission of Nauru to the United Nations,

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