The Federated States of Micronesia - Renewable Energy Target

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Eligibility: 
Commercial
Industrial
Local Government
Nonprofit
Residential
Schools
State Government
Tribal Government
Multifamily Residential
Low Income Residential
Institutional
Savings Category: 
Solar Photovoltaics
Wind (All)
Biomass
Hydroelectric
Ocean Thermal
Yes; specific technologies not identified
Program Info
Sector Name: 
State
State: 
Federated States of Micronesia
Program Type: 
Renewables Portfolio Standard
Summary: 

Note: The Federate States of Micronesia are a United States associated state.

In 2012, the Federate States of Micronesia (Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae) put in place an energy policy, which calls for a 30 percent reduction in use of fossil fuels and 50 percent increase in energy efficiency by 2020. 

In addition, it sets broad goals of:

1. Provision of affordable and safe electricity to all the households in the main island center by 2015.

2. Electrification of 80% of rural public facilities by 2015.

3. Electrification of 90% of rural households by 2020.

4. Enhance the supply side energy efficiency of the FSM by 20% by 2015.

The "National Vision" for energy is: "To improve the life and livelihood of all FSM citizens with affordable, reliable and environmentally sound energy." The "National Objective" is: "to promote the sustainable social and economic development of FSM through the provision and utilization of cost-effective, safe, reliable and sustainable energy services."

In line with this the FSM has a focal area of disadvantage and or geographically remote communities.