November 29, 2019
On 28 November, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a Record of Discussions with the Government of the Republic of Cuba in Havana for the Project on Electricity Sector Master Plan Study for Development of Renewable Energy, a technical cooperation for development planning.
The government of Cuba has set a policy target of increasing the renewable energy rate (the share of renewable power generated by renewable energy relative to the total electricity generated) from current 5% to 24% by 2030. The project will formulate a master plan for renewable energy development by 2030 and contribute to the enhancement of renewable energy utilization in Cuba
The detail of the project is as follows:
|Country||Republic of Cuba|
|Project title||Project on Electricity Sector Master Plan Study for Development of Renewable Energy|
|Planned implementation period||24 months|
|Executing agency||Electric Union of Cuba (UNE)|
|Specific project details (provisional)||- Identify the renewable energy potential of Cuba.
- Propose renewable energy projects to be incorporated by 2030 and the necessary measures required to ensure operational stability of the NES with their integration.
- Develop an Energy Development Master Plan by 2030 which includes a list of priority projects.
- Assist UNE in improving technical capacity to update the Energy Development Master Plan as needed.