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Seventh Goal: Affordable and Clean Energy

Seventh Goal: Affordable and Clean Energy

 

 

 

Energy is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity the world faces today. Be it for jobs, security, climate change, food production or increasing incomes, access to energy for all is essential.
Sustainable energy is opportunity – it transforms lives, economies and the planet. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is leading a Sustainable Energy for All initiative to ensure universal access to modern energy services, improve efficiency and increase use of renewable sources.
 
Responsible Entities to Achieve the Goal and Monitor Achievement Levels:
Learn more about ‘Affordable and Clean Energy ’ as one of the Sustainable Development Goals. 
 
 

Policies and Strategies Supporting the Seventh Goal

Renewable Energy

Electricity and Water Authority  initiated with promoting the use of renewable energy through the project of installing solar energy systems in residential houses. It also initiated in carrying out the executive steps of 100 MW solar plant project which is expected to be completed by the end of 2019.

In order to sustain energy, the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain, through the Sustainable Energy Unit Project , a joint venture between the Government of Bahrain and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has made significant efforts to diversify the energy mixture and utilise renewable energy resources to meet the growing demand for energy and to keep pace with sustained economic growth in the Kingdom.

In October 2016, SEU finalized the preparation of Bahrain's first National Energy Efficiency Action Plan  (NEEAP). The Plan was endorsed by the Cabinet in January 2017. NEEAP sets the target and proposes a comprehensive set of initiatives to achieve the target and unlock energy efficiency potential in the Kingdom.


Page Last Updated: 03 Jun, 2020