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
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.