Information
  • Submitted by: Marshall Islands
  • Primary SD area: Sustainable Energy
  • Keywords: Energy
  • Location: Marshall Islands
  • Date of completion: 1 Jan 2000
  • More information

Deliverables & Resources
Barbados Declaration – Voluntary Commitment by Marshall Islands

Organization(s) making commitment

Marshall Islands, in partnership with the Governments of Australia, Denmark, New Zealand, Norway, and the United Kingdom, and UNDP.

Achievement of Commitment

1. A 40% reduction in CO2 emissions below 2009 levels by 2020;
2. Electrification of 100% of urban households and 95% of rural outer atoll households by 2015;
3. The provision of 20% of energy through indigenous renewable resources by 2020;
4. Improved efficiency of energy use in 50% of households and businesses, and 75% of government buildings by 2020;
5. A 20% efficiency improvement in transportation sector fuel use by 2020;
6. Feasibility studies and internationally supported financing plans for innovative ‘game-changing’ renewable energy and sustainable development opportunities undertaken by 2015.

How this will be achieved

To be achieved with assistance from development partners.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Electrification of 100% of urban households and 95% of rural outer atoll households 2015
20% efficiency improvement in transportation sector fuel use 2020
20% of energy through indigenous renewable resources 2020
40% reduction in CO2 emissions below 2009 levels 2020

Resources devoted to delivery
Type Details
Other, please specify To be achieved with assistance from development partners.
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