Factsheet: Sessional Paper on Energy

Sessional Paper on Energy

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Sessional Paper No. 4, 2004 on Energy
Description: 
The aspiration of Sessional Paper No. 4, 2004 on Energy was to lay the policy framework upon which cost-effective, affordable, adequate and quality energy services will be made available to the domestic economy on a sustainable basis over the period 2004 - 2023. The agenda for action in the Sessional Paper included enactment of a new and robust Energy Act (Energy Act 2006) to, among other things, create a common energy sector regulator, the Energy Regulatory Commission.
Goal/Aim: 
Increase the share of renewable energy in electricity production. Support renewable energy projects.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
The Ministry of Energy MoE

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Sustainability of biomass (potentially to be exported)
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2004