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This page lists renewable energy targets, including related to biofuels and bioenergy, for various countries.


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Countries with Renewable Energy Targets
Country Target(s)
Australia 9.5 TWh of electricity annually by 2010.[1]
Brazil 3.3 GW added by 2016 from wind, biomass, small hydro.[1]
Canada 3.5% to 15% of electricity in 4 provinces; other types of targets in 6 provinces.[1]
China 10% of electric power capacity by 2010 (expected 60 GW); 5% of primary energy by 2010 and 10% of primary energy by 2020.[1]
Croatia 400 MW from renewables.2
Dominican Republic 500 MW wind power capacity by 2015.[1]
Egypt 3% of electricity by 2010 and 14% by 2020.[1]
European Union mandate of 10% biofuels by 2020.[2]
India 10% of added electric power capacity during 2003-2012 (expected 10 GW); 15% of power capacity, 10% of oil consumption substituted by renewable fuels, and

100% use of solar hot water in all possible applications by 20322.

Israel 2% of electricity by 2007; 5% of electricity by 2016.[1]
Japan 1.35% of electricity by 2010, excluding geothermal and large hydro (RPS).[1]
Jordan 15 percent renewable energy by 20202
Korea 7% of electricity by 2010, including large hydro, and 1.3 GW of grid-connected solar PV by 2011, including 100,000 homes (0.3 GW).[1]
Malaysia 5% of electricity by 2005.[1]
Mali 15% of energy by 2020.[1]
New Zealand 30 PJ of added capacity (including heat and transport fuels) by 2012.[1]
Nigeria 7% percent of power

generation by 20252

Norway 7 TWh from heat and wind by 2010.[1]
Pakistan 5% of power generation by 2030.2
Philippines 4.7 GW total existing capacity by 2013.[1]
Singapore 50,000 m2 (~35 MWth) of solar thermal systems by 2012.[1]
South Africa 10 TWh added final energy by 2013.[1]
Switzerland 3.5 TWh from electricity and heat by 2010.[1]
Thailand 8% of total primary energy by 2011 (excluding traditional rural biomass).[1]
Taiwan 12% of of total production by 2020[3].
United States 5% to 30% of electricity in 20 states (including DC).
2: REN21 Renewables GSR 2006 P.8.


Renewable Energy Targets in the United States

Renewable portfolio standard goals for the United States from the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency. Figure courtesy of the World Resources Institute (September 2009). [1].


Notes

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 REN21 Renewables Global Status Report 2005 p. 20
  2. http://www.consilium.europa.eu/ueDocs/cms_Data/docs/pressData/en/trans/92802.pdf EU Energy Ministers Approve Binding Biofuels Mandate (pdf) (press release)]
  3. MOEA releases renewable energy 2 February 2007 from The China Post


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