Electric Light and Power Act, 2013 and Electric Light and Power (Amendment) Act, 2015 ( 2013 )

In December 2013, the Barbadian Parliament passed the Electric Light and Power Act (ELPA), thus replacing the 1899 version of the same act. ELPA actualises legal dispositions to electricity supply, distribution and demand while promoting renewable energy and ensuring security of supply. The new act liberalises the power sector, as independent power producers are allowed…read more

Income Tax (Amendment) Act, 2009 ( 2009 )

The Barbadian taxation system allows for certain income tax deductions related to the production and use of renewable energy. A deduction of 150 per cent of expenditures on energy audits and electrical retrofitting can be retrieved. For individuals, the deduction cannot exceed BBD $10,000 per year or five years. The deduction is also allowed for…read more

National Climate Change Policy ( 2012 / Mitigation and adaptation Framework )

The Barbados National Climate Change Policy of 2012 aims at establishing a national process for adaptation to climate change, reduce the country's greenhouse gases emissions, design appropriate mechanisms to respond to climate change, and move towards renewable energy. Press release…read more

The Barbados Sustainable Development Policy ( 2004 )

The National Sustainable Development (NSD) Policy of 2004 is a product of the National Commission on Sustainable Development (NCSD) that was established by Cabinet directive on March 30th, 1997 with a mandate to develop a National Sustainable Development Policy for Barbados. The NSD is a broad document addressing the socially, environmental and economic sustainability aspects…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

44% reduction by 2030 in GHG emissions compared to the BAU scenario, translating to a 23% reduction compared to 2008 in absolute terms; Interim target of 37% reduction compared to its BAU scenario by 2025

Economy Wide | Baseline Scenario Target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: business as usual scenario

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Agriculture

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Buildings

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Coastal Zones

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Cross-Cutting Area

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Disaster Risk Management (DRM)

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies

65% of total peak electrical demand from renewables by 2030

Renewable Energy | Target year: 2030

Source: NDC

There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Environment

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Health

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Industry

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

LULUCF

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Social Development

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Tourism

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Transportation

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Urban

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Waste

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.

Water

NDC Laws and National Policies
There are no quantifiable targets found in the NDC.There are no quantifiable targets found in the laws and policies.
To date, Barbados does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 13 February, 2018