2018 SIDS Lighthouse Initiative – UNGA Roundtable


7This brochure summarises the key objectives and achievement of the SIDs Lighthouse Initiative.

Established in 2014, the initiative aimed to provide a global framework for the energy transition on islands by moving away from developing projects in isolation to a holistic approach that considers all relevant elements, from policy and market frameworks, to technology options and capacity building. The following targets were set to be achieved by 2020. The Initiative has outperformed its initial goals. This brochure contains information on joining the initiative as well as the numerous tools tailored to address the challenges of SIDS in deploying renewable energy.