Energy Act (RPPL No. 9-56) ( 2016 )

This Act aims to promote energy security and affordability of the supply while fostering renewable energies. It provides a statutory mandate for the Energy Administration. The document notably charges the  Energy Administration to report information related to climate impacts in the energy sector. The Energy Administration shall also set standards for different categories of renewable…read more

Net Metering Act of 2009 ( 2011 )

This Act requires electric service providers to make a net metering program available to customers by which customers may establish a renewable energy-powered customer generation system to produce electricity for their own use and to supply excess electricity to the electric service provider. The Act requires the electric service provider to offset   charges for…read more

Public Utilities – Title 37 ( 1991 )

This document focuses on strenghtening the generation and transmission of electrical power in the country. Art. 408.n) states that the Palau Public Utilities Corporation shall investigate, research, and implement where feasible and practicable the application of appropriate renewable energy resources including solar power, tidal power and wind generated power.…read more

Palau Climate Change Policy ( 2015 / Mitigation and adaptation Framework )

Establishes Palau’s National Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA) and National Adaptation Plan (NAP) as well as the institutional and policy frameworks for: (a) climate change mitigation via management of greenhouse gas emissions including carbon sinks; and (b) climate change adaptation and risk reduction and management. Policy objectives include mitigating global climate change by working towards low…read more

National Disaster Risk Management Framework 2010 ( 2010 / Adaptation Framework )

This revised version of National Disaster Risk Management Framework focuses on strengthening national disaster risk management structures and mechanisms to support the improved integration of disaster management and climate change adaptation to more effectively integrate disaster risk considerations into the national development planning and budgetary allocation process. The document iaims to allow government and non-government…read more

National Energy Policy ( 2010 )

This document sets strategic objectives to improve Palau's energy systems over the medium and long term. It notably focuses on energy efficiency and conservation, and the promotion of renewable energy sources.…read more

Actions For Palau’s Future – Medium-Term Development Strategy 2009-2014 ( 2009 )

This document sets the government's medium-term development vision to achieve economic, social, environmental and cultural goals. It recognises climate change as one of the major threats facing the country. The Strategy notably charges the state to 1) address previously unforeseen risks including climate change and bio-security, 2) complete, and/or approve existing drafts of laws e.g.…read more

Strategic Action Plan Energy Sector ( 2009 )

The Strategic Action Plan is related to the National Energy Policy (NEP) that states the Government's policies for the planning and management of the nation's energy sector over the next 10 years. The purpose of the Strategic Action Plan (SAP) is to restate Palau's energy policies in the form of a more detailed action program…read more

Economy-wide

NDC Laws and National Policies

22% reduction in GHG emissions from energy sector 2025 compared to 2005

Economy Wide | Base Year Target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2005

Source: NDC

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

Energy

NDC Laws and National Policies

35% Energy Efficiency by 2025

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2025

20% renewables in energy mix by 2020

Renewable Energy | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020 | Source(s): Strategic ... (2009 / Executive), Palau Clim... (2015 / Executive)

22% energy sector emissions reductions below 2005 levels by 2025

Energy: General | Target year: 2025

30% reduction in energy consumption by 2020

Energy Efficiency | Base Year Target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2020 | Source(s): Strategic ... (2009 / Executive), Palau Clim... (2015 / Executive)

45% Renewable Energy by 2025

Renewable Energy | Target year: 2025

Source: NDC

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.

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, Palau does not have any litigation listed.
Last modified 8 May, 2017