Bhutan’s Renewable Energy Roadmap intends to strengthen existing institutional environment and provide strategic direction to the government to develop renewable energy during the 12th Plan and beyond. More specifically, the RE Roadmap has been framed to achieve the RE development goals of the Royal Government of Bhutan (RGoB), underlined in periodic plans and RE policy documents. Top priorities include: energy security; reduction in trade deficit; reduction in GHG emission; conservation of forest; improvement of living standards of rural population through reduction in indoor air pollution, and better space heating/cooling and productive end uses. The roadmap will cover the period up to year 2030, which has been divided into four time slots: 2017, 2020, 2025 and 2030 to look into the demand and supply scenario.
To understand ground realities, the UN Resident Coordinator visited three Eastern Dzongkhags, namely Trashigang, Pemagatshel and Samdrup Jongkhar. The dialogue between the RC and stakeholders about key issues will ensure that the 26 UN agencies working in Bhutan responds to the needs of the people. The RC visited projects of UN agencies such as IFAD, […]Read More
A two-day CSO Bhutan capacity building workshop based on applied learning principles was organized by the UN Bhutan in collaboration with Bhutan Foundation, Civil Society Organization Authority and partners from Australia. .Read More
Approximately 7 million people worldwide die prematurely each year from air pollution, with about 4 million of these deaths occurring in Asia-Pacific. World Environment Day 2019 will urge governments, industry, communities, and individuals to come together to explore renewable energy and green technologies, and improve air quality in cities and regions across the […]Read More
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