Promoting renewable generation is considered a strategic objective of the GoA. Renewables will help the GoA achieve two higher level goals: improving energy security and mitigating climate change.
Act 27,191 of 2015 has set up ambitious targets for the share of renewable energy in the short-, mid- and long terms. The graph below shows the targets set by the Act in terms of renewable energy penetration. In order to reach the 20 % target for 2025, installed renewable generation capacity must increase to 10,000 MW from a current base of only 800 MW in operation in the country.