This Alternative Renewable Energy Policy aims to promote the following clean RE technologies: solar (both PV and thermal), wind, bio-energy, geo-thermal, pico/micro/mini/small hydro and waste to energy (WTE).
In view of the possible adverse effects of climate change on hydro power generation in Bhutan and the imminent need to ensure energy security, the Royal Government of Bhutan recognizes the need to develop a policy and regulatory framework that promotes and enhances optimization of energy use through demand side management measures.
This Regulation: Establishes procedures for the practical and effective implementation of the provisions of the Water Act of Bhutan, 2011; Identifies the precise role and area of responsibility of the Authorities with a view to establishing a coherent regulatory framework for sound water management practices at every level of administration, inc
In the face of climate change, there is urgent need for Himalayan nations to build resilience to buffer the impacts of climate change and generate resources for adaptation, capacity building, and technology transfer. Such actions can no longer wait for a global agreement.
This Act shall be called The Water Act of Bhutan 2011. This Act shall apply to all issues related to water resources of the Kingdom. This Act hereby repeals the provisions of any other Acts, regulations and administrative instruments which are inconsistent with this Act.
Minerals are limited and non-renewable resource, and must be exploited prudently in the larger interest of the country. Over the years minerals and mineral based industries have made significant contributions to the economy and the national well being.
The Renewable Energy Policy intends to provide the necessary direction for the promotion and development of Renewable Energy that not only contribute in meeting the current requirements but also shape future energy security options for Bhutan.