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Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) - Tonga

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Submitted by Amali Shaw on January 8, 2016 - 10:44am
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Tonga's intended contribution are designed to be quantified at the national level cascaded to the sector level as follows:

  • 50%  of  electricity  generation  from  renewable  sources  by  2020.  In  2015  renewable  energy accounts  for  approximately  9%  of  total  electricity  generation,  with  confirmed  and  funded investments taking this to 13% in 2016.
  •  70% of electricity generation from renewable sources by 2030
  • Improve  Energy  efficiency  through  reduction  of  electricity  line  losses  to  9  percent  by  2020 (from a baseline of 18 percent in 2010)
  • To double the 2015 number of Marine Protected Areas by 2030
  • Sector  Emission  Reduction  Targets:  Transport,  Agriculture,  Environment  Friendly  Waste Management and Reforestation
  • Other  Sectors  Climate  Resilience:  Public  Infrastructures,  foreshore  protection,  buildings  and houses

Tonga submitted their Intended nationally determined contributions (INDC) to the UNFCCC Secretariat on the 4th of December 2015.

No further revisions were undertaken and the same document was endorsed and submitted as the First nationally determined contributions on 21st September 2016.

Document downloaded from the NDC registry:


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Keywords: INDC, NDC, RE, renewable energy, target, NAMA, mitigation, climate change, adaptation, conditional

Government of the Kingdom of Tonga
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