New National Renewable Energy Strategy Egypt 2008

Name of policy New National Renewable Energy Strategy
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Egypt
Region Africa

Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
  • Energy security
Type of policy instrument
  • Economic Instruments
    • Fiscal or financial incentives
      • Direct investment
      • Target
        • Renewable energy target
          • Political & non-binding renewable energy target
      • Policy support
        • Strategic planning
          • Institutional creation
          Sector name
          • Electricity and heat
            • Renewables
          Policy description Executive. Target of 20% of electricity from renewable sources by 2020, 12% of which (or 7,200MW) will be generated by wind farms.
          Policy type
          • Renewables1
          Policy stringency
          Implementation state Implemented
          Date of decision 2008
          Start date of implementation
          End date of implementation
          High impact No
          Impact indicator
          NameValueBase yearTarget yearComments
          Share of renewables (%)202,020Share of renewable in electricity production

          Source or references

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

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