The White Paper on Renewable Energy of 2020 is one of the policy documents that laid foundation for the promotion of renewable energy technologies such as solar, hydro, biomass and wind. Through this policy document, a ten year target of how renewable energy technologies could diversify the country’s energy mix and secure cleaner energy was set. The objectives of the White Paper on Renewable Energy of 2020 were to:
Ensure that an equitable level of national resources were invested in renewable technologies;
Direct public resources to implementation of renewable energy technologies;
Introduce suitable fiscal incentives for renewable energy and;
Create an investment climate for the development of the renewable energy sector.