This table outlines the 14 primary stakeholders affecting
renewable energy policy. Lines 1-6 can be categorized
broadly into 'government'; Lines 7-10 are those who
control energy production as well as groups that use
the energy to support societal activities; Lines 11-14
include people who carry out the capacity development
and who are advocates for change
|1. Legislative authorities/elected
||Set national political priorities;
social, economic, and environmental goals; legal
|2. Government macro-economic and
||Define development goals and macro
policy; general economic policies; cross-cutting
issues; subsidies and trade policy; sustainable
development goals, and frameworks.
|3. Government energy authority or
||Set sectoral goals; technology priorities;
policymaking and standard-setting functions; legal
and regulatory framework; incentive systems; federal,
state and local level jurisdiction.
|4. Energy regulatory bodies
||Have monitoring and oversight functions;
implement the regulatory framework; administer
fees and incentives
|5. Market coordination agencies
||Dispatch entities; have operational
coordination functions; interface with industry
investors; information brokers.
|6. Non-energy governmental authorities/ministries
||Sector policies; cross-cuttins issues;
inter-relation with energy policies; public sector
energy consumers; require energy inputs for social
|7. Energy supply industry
||Private companies and public utilities;
manage energy supply, electricity generation fuels
management and transport; finance some R&D.
|8. Entrepreneurs and productive
||Business development; economic value
added; employment generation; private sector energy
|9. Energy equipment and end-use
||Supply equipment for the energy
industry and other industries, including vehicles
and appliances; impact energy end-use efficiency;
adapt/disseminate technology; finance some R&D.
|10. Credit institutions
||Financing options for large- and
small-scale energy generation; capital provision
for energy using enterprises; financing options
for household energy consumers.
|11. Civil society/non-governmental
||Consumer participation and awareness;
oversight and monitoring; environmental and social
advocacy; equity considerations.
|12. Energy specialists and consultants
||Strategic advice, problem definition
and analysis; systems development; specialist
services delivery; options analysis; information
|13. Academia and research organizations
||R&D, knowledge generation, and
sharing; formal and informal education; technical
training; technology adaptation, application and
||Awareness raising, advocacy; information
sharing; journalistic inquiry, watchdog functions;
monitoring, public transparency.