Barbados Declaration - Voluntary Commitment by Solomon Islands
Description/achievement of initiative

1. Replace current use of imported fossil fuel for electricity generation by 100% by Year 2030;

2. Increase access to reliable, affordable and stable electricity grid by 50% from the current 12% by Year 2030;

3. Reduce the price of electricity by half the present tariff rate by 2020;

4. Increase access to Solar-Home-Systems by remote rural dwellers located far from electricity grid from current 8.7% to 30% by Year 2020.

Implementation methodologies

To be achieved with assistance from development partners.

Partner(s)

Solomon Islands, in partnership with the Governments of Australia, Denmark, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom, and UNDP.
Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Replace current use of imported fossil fuel for electricity generation by 100% 2030
Increase access to reliable, affordable and stable electricity grid by 50% from the current 12% 2030
Reduce the price of electricity by half the present tariff rate 2020
Increase access to Solar-Home-Systems by remote rural dwellers located far from electricity grid from current 8.7% to 30% 2020
Resources devoted to implementation
Type Details
Other, please specify In partnership with Australia, Denmark, New Zealand, Norway, and UK, and UNDP

Information
Contact
Permanent Mission of Nauru to the United Nations, Chair of AOSIS, nauru@un.int

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