61
Overall Score
Electricity Access
Clean Cooking
Renewable Energy
Energy Efficiency
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Income Group: Lower middle income
SDG7 Tracking Data
Access to Electricity
(% of Population 2020, World Bank)
69
Access to Clean Cooking
(% of population 2020, World Health Organization)
32
Renewable Energy
(% of Total Final Energy Consumption 2019, IEA, UNSD)
63
Energy Intensity
(MJ per US$ PPP 2019, IEA, UNSD)
3
Country Profile

Indicators

Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Existence
-
Is there an officially approved national electrification plan?
Yes
Is the electrification plan developed based on demand assessment and/or geospatial least cost analysis?
Yes
Are there geospatial maps conveying the timeframe of planned grid extension?
Yes
Were there any public consultations while developing the plan?
Yes
Is there a provision for the plan to be periodically evaluated?
Yes
Public availability of electrification plan
-
Are the electrification plan and the updates publicly available?
Yes
Is there an electricity access target in the national electrification plan?
Yes
Are these geospatial maps made publicly available?
Yes
Targets and implementation
-
Is there a requirement for periodic progress reports tracking progress towards the defined energy access target?
Yes
Does the tracking get published?
Yes
Institutional set-up
-
Are there institution(s) responsible for carrying out the following functions:
Setting electrification strategy?
Yes
Setting electrification milestones and deadlines?
Yes
Coordinating generation, transmission, and distribution plans and their implementation?
Yes
Reporting progress towards the defined energy access target/milestones with periodic reports?
Yes
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Service level target
-
Does the plan target a service level (e.g., power availability, number of guaranteed hours of power supply, etc.)?
Yes
Inclusion of off-grid solutions
-
Does the electrification plan include off-grid solutions (either/or both minigrids and stand-alone systems)?
Yes
Inclusion of community and productive services
-
Does the plan include productive uses (e.g. agricultural, commercial, and industrial activities)?
Yes
Does the plan include community facilities (e.g. health centers, schools, administrative buildings)?
No
Inclusion and gender sensitivity
-
Does the plan specifically address the electricity access of female-headed households?
No
Financing of the plan
-
Does the plan detail how it will be funded?
Yes
Does the plan encourage the leveraging of private-sector financing?
Yes
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Funding support to grid electrification
-
Does the government have a dedicated funding line or budget for electrification (e.g., funded national program, budget item, rural electrification fund to finance grid extension)?
Yes
Are there capital subsidies paid to the utilities to provide distribution systems to rural areas/villages?
Yes
Funding support for consumer connections
-
Is there a connection fee?
Yes
Are there consumer financing mechanisms (i.e. utility loans, on-bill financing, micro-loans etc.) and/or direct subsidies available to support the payment of connection fees by consumers?
Yes
Standards of performance on quality of supply
-
Does the government specify standards of performance on reliability (e.g. number of guaranteed hours per day, duration of the electricity, frequency of outages, etc.)?
Yes
Is there a periodic reporting system in place to ensure standards compliance?
Yes
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Solar Hybrid Mini Grid Technology
-
Are there programs which aim to develop solar hybrid mini grid systems or support the development of solar hybrid mini grid systems?
Yes
Are there programs to support hybridization of diesel mini grids?
Yes
Geospatial Planning for Mini Grids
-
Do mini grid developers have access to geospatial data through an online platform, to help them plan their investments?
Yes
Productive Uses and Community Engagement
-
Is there a national or large-scale program to increase productive uses of electricity for mini grid customers?
Yes
Is there a national or large-scale program to engage with communities who are about to receive mini grid electricity or who have just recently received mini grid electricity, to increase awareness, uptake, and demand for electricity services?
Yes
Are there industry associations relevant to mini grid developers?
Yes
Access to Finance
-
Are there publicly funded mechanisms to secure results-based viability gap funding for operators?
No
Are there specific debt financing facilities available to support mini grid developers?
No
Are there specific risk-mitigation facilities (e.g., foreign exchange risk, first-loss guarantees) available to support mini grid developers?
No
Institutional Capacity, Training & Skill Development
-
Can mini grids be owned and/or operated by private companies?
Yes
Are there opportunities to develop mini grids through both top-down and bottom-up approaches? (Under a bottom-up approach, mini grid developers select their sites; under a top-down approach, the government selects the sites)
Yes
Workable Regulations
-
Are mini grids legally allowed to operate in the country?
Yes
Are there clear registration, permitting or licensing procedures for mini grid operators?
Yes
Do the regulations clarify what will occur when the main grid reaches a mini grid's service area?
No
Are mini grid operators legally allowed to charge a cost-reflective tariff, even if it is different from the national tariff?
Yes
Regulatory Authority
-
Are there clear rules that prevent the regulatory authority from unilaterally changing the tariff without due cause and without warning?
Yes
Are there clear rules for how tariffs can be adjusted over time?
Yes
Are there publicly available technical and safety standards detailing the requirements for mini grids?
Yes
Are there publicly available quality of service standards for mini grids (e.g., minimum hours per day, minimum uptime, etc.)?
Yes
Have the regulations evolved over time (e.g., have they been updated or revised in the past 5 years)?
Yes
Enabling Business Environment
-
Are there duty exemptions for mini grid systems and/or individual components?
Yes
Are there e-government or other initiatives that reduce bureaucracy that are applicable to mini grids (e.g., one-stop-shop permitting; online processes for tariff submission/review/approval; etc.)?
No
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Existence of program leveraging private participation
-
Are there national programs that aim to develop markets for stand-alone systems or support the development of stand-alone system markets, leveraging and/or in cooperation with the private sector?
No
Financial Incentives
-
Are there duty or tax exemptions in place for stand-alone systems?
Yes
If yes, are there clear eligibility criteria for subsidies?
No
Is consumer financing, including PAYGO or MFIs, available to support consumers to purchase stand-alone systems?
Yes
Is there support for low-income households to purchase the system / are pro-poor subsidies in place?
No
Is there public financing available to companies, such as grant funding or concessional finance?
No
Is there a financing mechanisms to support the purchase of solar power appliances (either through consumers or companies)?
No
Payment methods
-
Are off-grid electricity providers allowed to use mobile money or any other digital payment methods to collect money from consumers?
Yes
Standards and quality
-
Has the government adopted international quality standards for stand-alone systems?
Yes
Are there environmental regulations on the disposal of solar devices and stand-alone system products or components?
No
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Cost of subsistence consumption
-
Affordability of cost per kWh that a residential consumer pays for the first 30 kWh of consumption per month?
Affordability of the connection fee
-
Affordability of the electricity connection fee for residential consumers?
Policy to support low-volume consumers
-
Is there a mechanism to support grid-connected low-volume consumers such as social or lifeline tariff?
Yes
Is there a financing mechanisms for vulnerable groups (e.g. low-income households, female-headed households, informally settled people, displaced people and/or any other vulnerable group identified in the country context) regardless of the technology suppply (including grid, mini grid and off-grid)?
No
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Publicly available financial statements
-
Are the financial statements of the largest utility publicly available?
Generation
Yes
Transmission
Yes
Distribution
Yes
Retail sales
Yes
If yes, are they audited by an independent auditor?
Generation
Yes
Transmission
Yes
Distribution
Yes
Retail sales
Yes
Publicly available annual reports
-
Are the following metrics published in a primary official document (by the utility, regulator or ministry and/or government)?
Generation - Electricity available for sale to end-users
Yes
Transmission - Transmission loss rate
Yes
Distribution - Distribution loss rate
Yes
Retail Sales – Bill collection rate
Yes
Usage of outage recording system
-
Is the utility operating an incidence/outage recording system (or SCADA/EMS with such functionality)?
Yes
Publicly available reliability measurements
-
  Is the utility measuring the SAIDI and SAIFI or any other measurements for service reliability?
Yes
Are the measurements reported to the regulatory body?
Yes
Are the measurements available to public?
Yes
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Current Ratio
0
EBITDA margin
39.90527168427831
Debt Service Coverage Ratio
0
Days payable outstanding ratio
100

Indicators

Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Tracking
-
Does the government track household level data on cooking solutions?
-
Is the data publicly available?
-
Is the data available on fuel use, stove stacking and indoor/outdoor cooking?
-
Does the tracking involve checking if the stoves are used in a sustained manner without being abandoned?
-
Existence of plan
-
  Is there a national or regional plan to scale up access to clean cooking solutions, or is access to clean cooking solutions covered as a part of any other government plan (regardless of the sector)?
-
Does the plan currently in use allocate resources/funds for implementation?
-
Has the plan gone through public consultation?
-
Does the plan take gender-based impact of cooking practices into account?
-
Are clean cooking goals linked to Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC)? If yes, are the timebound targets specified for various clean cooking solutions?
-
Institutional capacity
-
Are there agencies dedicated to the following functions?
-
Is there a designated agency leading the formulation, as well as implementation, of clean cooking strategy/action plan in coordination with various agencies?
-
Setting, monitoring and enforcing standards for clean cooking solutions
-
Tracking access and adoption of clean cooking solutions
-
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Aspects of the plan
-
Does the plan include the goal of reaching universal access to clean cooking for the population targeted in the plan?
-
Does the plan take into account geographical and demographical considerations ?
-
Does the plan include considerations and action items for involving women throughout the supply chain of clean cooking solutions?
-
Does the plan prioritize the most vulnerable consumers?
-
Does the plan incentivize transition to tier 3 and above cooking fuels and technologies?
-
Does the plan include renewable clean cooking fuels such as ethanol, biogas, solar cookers and bio-LPG?
-
Awareness strategy
-
  Is there a targeted awareness raising strategy to drive adoption of clean cooking solutions?
-
Does the strategy take into account geographical and demographical considerations ?
-
Does the strategy have targeted messages for both men and women?
-
Does the strategy include health aspects?
-
Does the strategy aim to involve local community organizations?
-
Last mile distribution
-
Is there a last mile distribution strategy in place for cooking fuels?
-
Is there a last mile distribution strategy in place for cooking technologies?
-
Is there last mile distribution strategy for geographically remote areas, rural settlements or poor user segments?
-
Are there partnerships between public and private sources for last mile distribution?
-
Are there targeted incentives for last mile distribution to geographically remote areas, rural settlements and poor segments?
-
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Standards
-
Are there standards for the following aspects of clean cooking solutions:
-
Efficiency
-
Emissions
-
Safety
-
Durability
-
Do the standards follow ISO protocols and Voluntary Performance Targets for the following" If not, what testing protocols and reporting frameworks are used?
-
Efficiency
-
Emissions
-
Safety
-
Monitoring and verification
-
  Are the standards mandatory, with a verification and enforcement procedure?
-
  Does the program work with a standards testing facility or lab?
-
  Does the stove testing facility or lab need to be accredited?
-
Have there been studies to record reduction in HAP, cooking time and fuel?
-
Labeling
-
Have labeling schemes been adopted for efficiency of clean cooking products?
-
Have labeling schemes been adopted from emissions of clean cooking products?
-
Is the labeling scheme for efficiency of clean cooking products mandatory?
-
Is the labeling scheme for emissions from clean cooking products mandatory?
-
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Financing mechanisms
-
Are there specific financing facilities available to support suppliers/consumers to develop/purchase clean cooking solutions?
-
Are there specific financing or subsidy programs for clean cooking solutions targeted to low income consumers?
-
Are there social safety/security net programs covering cleaning cooking solutions for low income households?
-
Are there provisions to support public institutions in getting incentives/subsidies for clean cooking solutions? For e.g., for school meal programs.
-
Are there targeted incentives to prmote higher tier or high performing solutions?
-
Supplier incentives
-
Are there duty exemptions, tax benefits, and/or subsidies to support clean cooking solutions?
-
Are there programs for commercial entities to invest in efficient, low-emission stoves?
-
Is there business development support available for private sector for capacity building?
-
Are there targeted incentives for gender inclusion (for e.g., for women led businesses)?
-
Is there a fund supporting business innovation or R&D?
-

Indicators

Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Legal framework for renewable energy
-
Does the legal framework allow private sector ownership of renewable energy generation?
Yes
Does an official renewable energy target exist?
Yes
Is the target legally in binding?
0
Is the RE target linked to international commitments (e.g. NDC or regional commitment)?
Yes
Is there a renewable energy action plan or strategy to attain the target?
No
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Electricity - targets and plans
-
Is there an assessment of the role of renewables in electricity supply?
Yes
Is there a target for renewables in electricity?
Yes
Heating and Cooling - targets and plans
-
Is there an assessment of the needs for heating and cooling in buildings and industry in the country and of how renewables can contribute?
No
Is there a specific target for renewables for heating and cooling?
No
Transport - targets and plans
-
Is there an assessment of the needs for heating and cooling in buildings and industry in the country and of how renewables can contribute?
0
Is there a specific target for renewables for transport?
0
Institutions and meeting targets
-
Does the renewable plan or strategy estimate the amount of investment necessary to meet the RE target?
Yes
Is there an institution responsible for tracking progress in renewable energy development?
Yes
Is there any periodic reporting mechanism for renewable energy progress?
Yes
Is there a mechanism for adjusting the plan based on reporting of renewable energy deployment?
No
Renewable energy in generation and transmission planning
-
Is generation and transmission planning integrated?
Yes
Is planning for dispatch included in the generation and transmission plan?
Yes
Does electricity generation planning include renewable energy development?
Yes
Does the current transmission planning consider renewable energy scale-up?
Yes
Resource data and siting
-
Has the country carried out geospatial planning or produced zoning guidance to inform the commercial development of the RE resource?
Yes
Has the geospatial planning or zoning guidance been carried out according to best practices by: i) being undertaken as part of a strategic environmental and social assessment or equivalent process; and ii) by making the outputs publicly available?
Yes
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Financial and regulatory support for electricity
-
Does the country offer long-term PPAs for renewable electricity production by large-scale producers(e.g. via. feed-in-tariffs, PPAs awarded through auctions etc.)
25
Does the country offer long-term PPAs for renewable electricity production by small-scale producers(e.g. via. feed-in-tariffs, PPAs awarded through auctions etc.)
Yes
Does the government publish clear and practical guidance on what permissions are required to develop a RE electricity project?
Yes
Does the government offer the following direct fiscal incentives for renewable electricity (eg: capital subsidies, grants, tax incentives)?
No
Electricity grid access and dispatch
-
Does the country provide prioritized access to the grid for RE?
No
Do RE projects receive priority in dispatch?
No
Are there provisions to compensate seller if offtake infrastructure is not built in time?
Yes
Are there mechanisms to compensate RE projects for lost generation due to certain curtailments after project commissioning?
No
Is the compensation due because of curtailment actually given out?
0
Financial and regulatory support for transport
-
Are there any policies to encourage the transport sector to adopt cleaner (biofuel, electric, hydrogen) powered modes of transportation?
No
Are specific financial support measures designed to encourage the use of any of the following non-fossil fuel powered modes of transportation? 
No
Electric/hybrid vehicles, including 2/3 wheel vehicles
No
Biofuels
0.0
Hydrogen vehicles
0.0
Electrification of public transportation
0.0
Are specific regulatory measures designed to encourage the use of any of the following non-fossil fuel powered modes of transportation? 
No
Electric/hybrid vehicles, including 2/3 wheel vehicles
No
Biofuels
0.0
Hydrogen vehicles
No
Electrification of public transportation
0.0
Financial and regulatory support for Heating and Cooling
-
Are there any policies to encourage deployment of any renewable energy heating and cooling technologies?
No
Are there specific financial support measures designed to encourage the use of renewables in the heating and cooling sectors? 
No
Are there specific regulatory measures designed to encourage the use of renewables in the heating and cooling sectors? 
No
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Auctions
-
Is competition used to ensure large scale RE generation (projects>10MW) is cost competitive (e.g. through auctions for PPA's)? If so,
-
Is there a schedule for future bids/auctions available for investors?
No
Is there a pre-qualification process to select bidders?
Yes
Are tariffs indexed (in part or in whole) to an international currency or to inflation?
Yes
Are there provisions to ensure full and timely project completion (e.g. bid-bonds, project milestones)?
20
Are projects awarded through auctions/bids online/on track to be online on stated date?
20
Have auctions/bids met stated target for installations?
20
Fixed tariffs for small producers
-
Can small producers (residential, commercial rooftop PV,etc ) connect to the grid?
No
Are contracts with fixed tariffs available for such producers?
No
Is there a schedule or clear rules (e.g. capacity based limits) for adjusting the tariff level over time?
Yes
Are different tariffs available for different technologies and sizes of the generation plant?
No
Is there a mechanism to control the capacity built under each tariff?
Yes
Are tariffs indexed (in part of in whole) to an international currency or to inflation?
Yes
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Connection and cost allocation
-
Does the country have a grid code that clearly specifies connection procedures?
Yes
Do the connection procedures meet international best practices?
Yes
Does the grid code include measures or standards addressing variable renewable energy?
Yes
Are there rules defining the allocation of connection costs?
Yes
Is the type of the connection cost allocation policy considered "deep" (supporting transmission connection for RE generation)?
No
Network usage and pricing
-
Are there rules that allow electricity customers to purchase power directly from a third party (i.e. an entity other than the designated utility in a service area)?
No
Do the rules define the size and allocation of costs for use of the transmission and distribution system (e.g. wheeling charges, locational pricing?)
Yes
Renewable grid integration
-
Does the country carry out regular assessments of the flexibility of the electricity grid and the issues relating to renewables integration?
Yes
Can renewable energy projects sell into balancing/ancillary services?
No
Are there rules for exchanging power between balancing areas that penalize variable renewable energy, e.g. through imbalance penalties? (only scored in countries with multiple balancing areas)
No
Are there provisions in the power exchange rules that allow for plant forecasting? (only scored in countries with multiple balancing areas)
No
Does the country integrate high quality forecasting for any variable RE resources (either through subscription service or provided by national agencies) into their dispatch operations?
No
Are dispatch operations being carried out in real time?
No
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Creditworthiness
-
Payment risk mitigation
-
If the counterparty is a special purpose entity, is it underwritten by a government guarantee or are there other mechanisms to ensure credit worthiness (e.g. through a letter of credit, escrow account, payment guarantee, or other)?
Yes
Are standard PPAs bankable?
Yes
Utility Transparency and Monitoring
-
Are the financial statements of the largest utility publicly available?
-
Generation
Yes
Transmission
Yes
Distribution
Yes
Retail sales
Yes
If yes, are they audited by an independent auditor?
-
Generation
Yes
Transmission
Yes
Distribution
Yes
Retail sales
Yes
Are the following metrics published in a primary official document (by the utility, regulator or ministry and/or government)?
-
Generation - Electricity available for sale to end-users
Yes
Transmission - Transmission loss rate
Yes
Distribution - Distribution loss rate
Yes
Retail Sales - Bill collection rate
Yes
Is the utility operating an incidence/outage recording system (or SCADA/EMS with such functionality)?
Yes
Is the utility measuring the SAIDI and SAIFI or any other measurements for service reliability?
-
Are the measurements reported to the regulatory body?
Yes
Are the measurements available to public?
Yes
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Is there GHG emissions coverage under any carbon pricing mechanism?
No
Is there a monitoring, reporting and verification system for greenhouse gas emissions in place?
No

Indicators

Sub Indicators
Yes/No
National energy efficiency legislation/ action planning
-
Is there a legal framework in place or a national action plan that aims to increase energy efficiency adoption?
Yes
Is there an energy efficiency goal or target at the national level?
Yes
Sub-sectoral targets
-
Are there carbon reduction targets in place that include EE for the following sectors?
-
Residential sector
Yes
Commercial services sector
No
Transport sector
Yes
Industrial sector
Yes
Power sector
Yes
Scope of targets
-
Are targets derived from detailed analysis that is publicly available?
Yes
Is there a requirement for periodic progress reports tracking data related to the efficiency target(s)?
Yes
Is the EE target linked to international commitments (e.g. NDC or regional commitment)?
Yes
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Human capital and institutions
-
Are there governmental and/or independent bodies that carry out the roles listed below:
Setting EE strategy
Yes
Setting EE standards
Yes
Regulating EE activities of energy consumers
Yes
Certifying compliance with equipment EE standards
Yes
Certifying compliance with building EE standards
Yes
Selecting and/or approving third-party auditors tasked with certifying EE standards
Yes
Are energy efficiency programs developed based on market analyses with plans open to public consultation and periodic evaluation?
Yes
Are there professional certification/accreditation programs mandated for energy efficiency activities? Select all that apply:
Energy auditing/energy management
Yes
Monitoring and verification of energy consumption/savings
Yes
Building energy efficiency construction/design
Yes
Other
No
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Mandates for large consumers
-
Are there any of the following energy-efficiency mandates for large energy users?
Targets (e.g. kWh savings or lower energy intensity or carbon dioxide reductions, etc.)
Yes
Mandatory audits
Yes
Energy-management system (computer technologies to optimize energy use)
No
Energy Manager in the facility
Yes
Are there penalties in place for non-compliance with EE programs for large energy users?
Yes
Is there a requirement for periodic reporting of energy consumption in order to enforce and/or track progress of energy efficiency in large consumers' facilities?
Yes
Is there a measurement and verification program in place?
No
Incentives for commercial and industrial consumers
-
Is there a program to publicly recognize end users who have achieved significant energy savings measures?
No
Are there awareness programs or publicized case study examples of significant energy savings measures?
Yes
Does the program offer technical assistance (from a government or independent entity) to end users to identify energy savings investment opportunities?
Yes
Is there an energy efficiency mandate or incentive program for SMEs?
Yes
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Obligations for public infrastructure
-
Are there binding energy savings obligations for public buildings and/or other public facilities (may include water supply, wastewater services, municipal solid waste, street lighting, transportation, and heat supply)?
Yes
Is there a financing mechanism in place to support EE retrofitting in the public and/or private sector?
No
Tracking and enforcement of obligations
-
Is there a reporting mechanism to track and enforce energy savings in public sector facilities (either in-house or by a third party)?
Yes
Public procurement of energy efficiency products
-
Are there specific policies or mandated guidelines for public procurement of energy-efficient products and services on the following levels?
National level
Yes
Region/state/province level
Yes
Municipal/city/county level
No
Are there guidelines or tools to help identify energy-efficient options for procurement (eg: EE calculators, technical specifications, product rating catalogues)?
Yes
Ability to retain energy savings
-
Do public budgeting regulations and practices allow public entities to retain energy savings at the following levels? Tick all applicable levels:
National level
Yes
Region/state/province level
No
Municipal/city/county level
No
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Utility EE Programs
0
Generation
-
Are there "mandated regulations" for utilities to carry out energy efficiency activities in this area?
No
Are there penalties in place for non-compliance with EE requirements?
No
Transmission and distribution networks
-
Are there "mandated regulations" for utilities to carry out energy efficiency activities in this area?
No
Are there penalties in place for non-compliance with EE requirements?
No
Demand-side management/demand-response
-
Are there "mandated regulations" for utilities to carry out energy efficiency activities in this area?
No
Are there penalties in place for non-compliance with EE requirements?
No
Are any of the following mechanisms available for utilities to recover costs associated with or revenue lost from mandated energy efficiency activities:
Public budget financing
No
Consumer surcharge
No
Decoupling
No
Utility Consumer Pricing and Information
-
Are electricity tariffs cost-reflective?
Yes
is there a metering mechanism in place that measures TOU within the residential, commercial services, and industrial sectors?
Residential sector
-
Real-time pricing
No
Variable peak pricing
No
Critical peak pricing
No
Seasonal rate
No
Peak-time rebates and/or time of day tariffs
No
Commercial services sector
-
Real-time pricing
No
Variable peak pricing
No
Critical peak pricing
No
Seasonal rate
No
Peak-time rebates and/or time of day tariffs
No
Industrial sector
-
Real-time pricing
No
Variable peak pricing
No
Critical peak pricing
No
Seasonal rate
No
Peak-time rebates and/or time of day tariffs
Yes
Do customers receive a bill or report which compares them to other users in the same region and/or usage class?
-
Residential customers
No
Commercial customers
No
Industrial customers
No
Do customers receive a bill or report that shows their energy usage compared to previous bills or reports over time?
-
Residential customers
Yes
Commercial customers
Yes
Industrial customers
Yes
Which of the following charges do electricity customers pay in the commercial services sector and in the industrial sector?
Commercial services sector
-
Demand (kW)
Yes
Reactive power (kVAr)
No
Industrial sector
-
Demand (kW)
Yes
Reactive power (kVAr)
No
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Financing mechanisms available in each sector
-
Are there "national financial coverage" mechanisms in place for energy efficiency activities in each sector?
Residential sector
-
Discounted "green" mortgages
No
On-bill financing/repayment
No
Credit lines and/or revolving funds with banks for energy efficiency activities
Yes
Energy services agreements (pay-for-performance contracts)
No
Green or energy efficiency bonds
No
Vendor credit and/or leasing for energy efficiency activities
No
Partial risk guarantees
No
Other
No
Commercial services sector
-
Discounted "green" mortgages
No
On-bill financing/repayment
No
Credit lines and/or revolving funds with banks for energy efficiency activities
Yes
Energy services agreements (pay-for-performance contracts)
No
Green or energy efficiency bonds
No
Vendor credit and/or leasing for energy efficiency activities
No
Partial risk guarantees
No
Other
No
Industrial sector
-
Discounted "green" mortgages
No
On-bill financing/repayment
No
Credit lines and/or revolving funds with banks for energy efficiency activities
Yes
Energy services agreements (pay-for-performance contracts)
No
Green or energy efficiency bonds
No
Vendor credit and/or leasing for energy efficiency activities
No
Partial risk guarantees
No
Other
No
What is the share of financial and/or non-financial institutions which offer credit lines for energy efficiency investments in each sector?
Residential sector
No
Commercial sector
No
Industrial sector
No
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Have minimum energy performance standards been adopted for?
83.33333333333333
Refrigerators
Yes
Heating, ventilation and/or air conditioning (HVAC)
Yes
Lighting equipment
Yes
Industrial electric motors
Yes
Other industrial equipment and/or domestic appliances
Yes
Light vehicles
No
Verification and penalties for non-compliance
63.88888888888889
Refrigerators
-
Are the standards mandatory?
Yes
Is there a requirement for periodic reporting to verify compliance with standards?
Yes
Is there a place for "testing certification" of EE standards?
No
Is the verification of compliance with standards carried out by a "credible verification scheme" (such as an independent third party)?
Yes
Is there a penalty for non-compliance with energy efficiency standards?
Yes
Is there a periodic update of standards to reflect technological advances and changes in best practices for energy efficiency standards?
Yes
Heating, ventilation and/or air conditioning (HVAC)
-
Are the standards mandatory?
Yes
Is there a requirement for periodic reporting to verify compliance with standards?
Yes
Is there a place for "testing certification" of EE standards?
No
Is the verification of compliance with standards carried out by a "credible verification scheme" (such as an independent third party)?
Yes
Is there a penalty for non-compliance with energy efficiency standards?
Yes
Is there a periodic update of standards to reflect technological advances and changes in best practices for energy efficiency standards?
Yes
Lighting equipment
-
Are the standards mandatory?
Yes
Is there a requirement for periodic reporting to verify compliance with standards?
Yes
Is there a place for "testing certification" of EE standards?
No
Is the verification of compliance with standards carried out by a "credible verification scheme" (such as an independent third party)?
Yes
Is there a penalty for non-compliance with energy efficiency standards?
Yes
Is there a periodic update of standards to reflect technological advances and changes in best practices for energy efficiency standards?
Yes
Industrial electric motors
-
Are the standards mandatory?
No
Is there a requirement for periodic reporting to verify compliance with standards?
No
Is there a place for "testing certification" of EE standards?
No
Is the verification of compliance with standards carried out by a "credible verification scheme" (such as an independent third party)?
Yes
Is there a penalty for non-compliance with energy efficiency standards?
Yes
Is there a periodic update of standards to reflect technological advances and changes in best practices for energy efficiency standards?
Yes
Other industrial equipment and/or domestic appliances
-
Are the standards mandatory?
Yes
Is there a requirement for periodic reporting to verify compliance with standards?
Yes
Is there a place for "testing certification" of EE standards?
No
Is the verification of compliance with standards carried out by a "credible verification scheme" (such as an independent third party)?
Yes
Is there a penalty for non-compliance with energy efficiency standards?
Yes
Is there a periodic update of standards to reflect technological advances and changes in best practices for energy efficiency standards?
Yes
Light vehicles
-
Are the standards mandatory?
No
Is there a requirement for periodic reporting to verify compliance with standards?
No
Is there a place for "testing certification" of EE standards?
No
Is the verification of compliance with standards carried out by a "credible verification scheme" (such as an independent third party)?
No
Is there a penalty for non-compliance with energy efficiency standards?
No
Is there a periodic update of standards to reflect technological advances and changes in best practices for energy efficiency standards?
No
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Have energy efficiency labeling schemes been adopted for?
83.33333333333333
Refrigerators
Yes
Heating, ventilation and/or air conditioning (HVAC)
Yes
Lighting equipment
Yes
Industrial electric motors
Yes
Other industrial equipment and/or domestic appliances
Yes
Transport vehicles
No
Mandatory vs voluntary labeling system
83.33333333333333
Refrigerators
-
Are any of the above labeling schemes mandatory?
Yes
Is there a periodic update of standards to reflect technological advances and changes in best practices for energy efficiency labels?
Yes
Heating, ventilation and/or air conditioning (HVAC)
-
Are any of the above labeling schemes mandatory?
Yes
Is there a periodic update of standards to reflect technological advances and changes in best practices for energy efficiency labels?
Yes
Lighting equipment
-
Are any of the above labeling schemes mandatory?
Yes
Is there a periodic update of standards to reflect technological advances and changes in best practices for energy efficiency labels?
Yes
Industrial electric motors
-
Are any of the above labeling schemes mandatory?
Yes
Is there a periodic update of standards to reflect technological advances and changes in best practices for energy efficiency labels?
Yes
Other industrial equipment and/or domestic appliances
-
Are any of the above labeling schemes mandatory?
Yes
Is there a periodic update of standards to reflect technological advances and changes in best practices for energy efficiency labels?
Yes
Transport vehicles
-
Are any of the above labeling schemes mandatory?
No
Is there a periodic update of standards to reflect technological advances and changes in best practices for energy efficiency labels?
No
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
New residential and commercial buildings
-
Is there a national heating or cooling strategy in place?
No
Is there a national standard or regulation for "near zero energy buildings"?
No
Are there energy efficiency codes for new residential buildings?
Yes
Are there energy efficiency codes for new commercial buildings?
Yes
Are the building energy efficiency standards required to be updated on a regular basis to reflect technological advances and changes in best practices for building energy efficiency?
-
Residential sector
Yes
Commercial sector
Yes
Compliance system
-
Is commission testing for energy efficiency required for final building acceptance documentation?
Yes
Is there a requirement for periodic reporting to verify compliance with building energy efficiency requirements?
Yes
Is verification carried out by "credible verification scheme" (such as an independent third party)?
Yes
Renovated buildings
-
Are renovated buildings required to meet a building energy code, in residential and commercial sectors?
-
Residential sector
Yes
Commercial sector
Yes
Are the building energy efficiency standards required to be updated on a regular basis to reflect technological advances and changes in best practices for building energy efficiency?
-
Residential sector
Yes
Commercial sector
Yes
Building energy information
-
Is there a mandatory standardized rating or labeling system for the energy performance of existing buildings?
No
Are commercial and residential buildings required to disclose property energy usage at the point of sale or when leased?
No
Are large commercial and residential buildings required to disclose property energy usage annually?
No
Green Buildings
-
Are there targets or incentives in place for green buildings? If so, what percentage of buildings are certified green?
No
What % of buildings are actually certified "green" or energy efficient according to the incentive scheme?
No
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
Planning
-
Is there a national database or national reporting system to periodically track and report the following transport efficiency metrics:
Fuel per mile driven
No
Average distance traveled per vehicle
No
Distance traveled by public transit as a share of total passenger distance traveled
No
Vehicle miles traveled per capita
No
Other
No
Private transport
-
Are there any mandate or incentive programs that support reduction of transport demands or shifts to more energy-efficient modes of transport for personal use, such as:
Regularly scheduled teleworking
No
Bicycle and/or other non-motorized schemes
No
Car sharing
No
Public transit subsidies for consumers
No
Congestion charges
No
Electric vehicle programs
No
Other
No
Is there a requirement for periodic reporting to verify compliance or progress of the program(s)?
No
Commercial and/or industrial transport
-
Are there any mandate or incentive programs that support reduction of transport demands or shifts to more energy-efficient modes of transport for commercial and/or industrial use, such as:
Heavy-duty vehicle fuel economy standards (data already collected in Indicator 10 can be scored here)
No
Freight rail mandatory fuel economy standards or efficiency incentives
No
Energy efficiency procurement standards or incentives for municipal rail and bus fleets
No
Efficient fuel-switching mandate or incentive programs for commercial/ industrial vehicle fleets
No
Other
No
Is there a requirement for periodic reporting to verify compliance or prog- ress of the program(s)?
No
Sub Indicators
Yes/No
GHG Emissions Regulations
-
Is there carbon pricing mechanism that covers GHG emissions within the country?
No
Is there a monitoring, reporting and verification system for GHG emissions in place
No

Policy Framework

Planning
YesElectrification Plan
Grid Electrification
novalueElectrification Budget
YesSubsidies for utility
novalueConsumer financing or subsidies
novalueGovernment-mandated performance standards
Mini grids
novalueMini-grids legally allowed
novalueAllowed to charge flexible tariffs
novalueRegulations/standards covering interconnection with main electricity grid
novalueMini Grids: Subsidies: whole system
novalueMini Grids: Subsidies: generators
novalueMini Grids: Subsidies: storage
novalueMini Grids: Subsidies: distribution
novalueMini Grids: Subsidies: other
novalueMini Grids: duty exemptions: whole system
novalueMini Grids: duty exemptions: generators
novalueMini Grids: duty exemptions: storage
novalueMini Grids: duty exemptions: distribution
novalueMini Grids: duty exemptions: other
novalueTechnical standards publicly available
novalueGovernment certifications: installers
novalueGovernment certifications: equipment
Stand-alone systems regulations and incentives
novalueNational support programs
novalueSubsidies: whole system
novalueSubsidies: solar modules
novalueSubsidies: other
novalueduty exemptions: whole system
novalueduty exemptions: solar modules
novalueduty exemptions: other
novalueFinancing mechanisms: for operators
novalueFinancing mechanisms: for consumers
novalueQuality standards
Affordability
novalueSupport for low-volume consumers

Policy Framework

National Plans
novalueEE legislation or action plan
novalueNational EE target: overall
novalueNational EE target: residential
novalueNational EE target: commercial
novalueNational EE target: industrial
novalueNational EE target: power sector
Customer billing and pricing
novalueReport electricity consumption to consumers: residential
novalueReport electricity consumption to consumers: commercial
novalueReport electricity consumption to consumers: indusdrial
novalueReport electricity price to consumers: residential
novalueReport electricity price to consumers: commercial
novalueReport electricity price to consumers: industrial
novalueTime of use pricing: residential
novalueTime of use pricing: commercial
novalueTime of use pricing: industrial
Large consumers
novalueMandatory energy usage tracking
novalueEE requirements: consumption tracking
novalueEE requirements: targets
novalueEE requirements: energy audits
novalueEE requirements: other
novalueEE incentives: financial incentives
novalueEE incentives: tax incentives
novalueEE incentives: other
Public entities
novalueEE obligations for public facilities
novalueEE public procurement requirements
Utilities
novalueMandates: generation
novalueMandates: T&D
novalueMandates: DSM
Standards and labeling
novalueEE standards: refrigerators
novalueEE standards: air conditioning
novalueEE standards: lighting
novalueEE standards: industrial electric motors
novalueEE standards: other industrial equipment
novalueEE standards: vehicles
novalueEE labels: refrigerators
novalueEE labels: air conditioning
novalueEE labels: lighting
novalueEE labels: industrial electric motors
novalueEE labels: other industrial equipment
novalueEE labels: vehicles
Building codes and incentives
novalueEE building codes: residential
novalueEE building codes: commercial

Policy Framework

Legal Framework
novaluePrimary legislation governing RE
novaluePrivate ownership of generation legally authorized
Planning
novalueRenewable energy target: overall
novalueRenewable energy target: biomass
novalueRenewable energy target: geothermal
novalueRenewable energy target: hydropower
novalueRenewable energy target: solar
novalueRenewable energy target: wind
novalueRenewable energy strategy
novalueGeneration plan including RE
novalueTransmission plan including RE
novalueVariable RE integration study complete
novalueResource maps: Biomass
novalueResource maps: Geothermal
novalueResource maps: Hydro
novalueResource maps: Solar
novalueResource maps: Wind
Incentives and Regulatory Support
novalueGeneration support scheme: feed-in tariff
novalueGeneration support scheme: competitive bidding
novalueGeneration support scheme: other
novalueFiscal incentives
NoPriority dispatch
Network connection and access
novalueConnection cost rules
NoThird party use of system
novalueGrid code covering RE

Policy Framework

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