Fifth Five-Year National Development Plan 8211; FYDP (2010-2015) Iran 2009

Name of policy Fifth Five-Year National Development Plan 8211; FYDP (2010-2015)
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Iran
Region Asia

Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • Renewable energy target
      • Political & non-binding renewable energy target
  • Policy support
    Sector name
    • General
      • Electricity and heat
        • Renewables
      Policy description "The 5th FYDP (2010-2015) adopted an environmental assessment of strategic policies and plans as well as an ecosystem-based approach to the management of wetlands and biodiversity. It also incorporated climate change considerations.

      "In order to reduce the country’s dependence on oil and gas and diversify energy supply, the 5th FYDP calls for the optimisation of production and an increase in power plant efficiency, reducing waste and development of Combined Heat and Power. With this objective, affiliated companies are required: (i) to subsidise the purchase of electricity from dispersed small-scale electricity producers through long-term contracts and to convert 12,000MW to gas; (ii) to guarantee long-term contracts to purchase electricity generated from renewable energy sources and clean energy; and (iii) support the development of small-scale power plants that generate electricity by the private sector and co-operative companies."


      The FYDP2010-2015 sets a renewable electricity target of 5GW by 2015.

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      Policy type
      • Changing activity
      • Energy efficiency
      • Renewables
      • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch
      • Non-energy5
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Ended
      Date of decision 2009
      Start date of implementation 2010
      End date of implementation 2015
      High impact No
      Impact indicator
      NameValueBase yearTarget yearComments
      Capacity of renewables (MW)5,0002,015

      Source or references

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

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