Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy 2017-2022

Name of policy Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy 2017-2022
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country New Zealand
Region Oceania

Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Policy support
    • Strategic planning
    Sector name
    • Industry
      • Electricity and heat
        • General
          • Transport
            Policy description This Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy is in line with the New Zealand Energy Strategy 2011-2021.
            Its main objective is to develop an "energy productive and low emissions economy". 

            The targets under this Strategy are:

            1.Decrease in industrial emissions intensity (kg CO2-e/$ Real GDP) of at least one per cent per annum on average between 2017 and 2022.

            2. Electric vehicles make up 2% of the vehicle fleet by the end of 2021.

            3. 90% of electricity will be generated from renewable sources by 2025 (in an average hydrological year), providing security of supply is maintained.

            Contrary to the previous New Zealand Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy 2011–2016, this current strategy does not include any energy intensity target.

            Policy type
            • Energy efficiency1
            Policy stringency
            Implementation state Implemented
            Date of decision 2017
            Start date of implementation 2017
            End date of implementation
            High impact No
            Impact indicator

            Source or references
            Supports policies
            Is supported by policies
            Comments (background and assessment)
            Status Final

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