National Energy Efficiency Strategy Post 2015

Last updated: 9 July 2019
Post-2015 NEES aims to build on the achievements of NEES 2005, stimulating further energy efficiency improvements through a combination of fiscal and financial incentives, a robust legal and regulatory framework, and enabling measures. The strategy has been framed to complement the policies and strategies of the Department of Environment Affairs (DEA), the Department of Public Works (DPW), the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Transport (DoT) and the National Treasury.

The South African Government developed and published the post-2015 National Energy Efficiency Strategy setting a vision to “promote energy efficiency as the “first fuel? in driving balanced, socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable economic growth, boosting job creation and leading technological innovation across the region.” The strategy further lists the following expected 2030 impacts (reduction in final energy consumption) from 2015:
Economy Wide – 29%;
Industry Sector – 15%;
Public & Commercial Sector – 37%;
Agriculture Sector – 30%;
Transport Sector – 39%

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