RESMP Summary

The Master Plan is based on the principles and policies of Efficiency, Equity, Sustainability, Transparency, Private Sector participation and Regional cooperation. The National Energy Policy principles remain effective, namely the principle of least cost development taking account of the economic, financial, social and environmental factors and the special needs of the poor; the principle of promoting equity across regions, social classes and genders while balancing efficiency on the allocation of the available resources; the principle of optimizing the use of our indigenous and renewable resources in a sustainable way; the policy of facilitating private sector investment; the policy of a transparent and independent regulatory process to ensure safe, secure, reliable and sustainable power at a cost-reflective but affordable price; and the policy of promoting regional cooperation.

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