Currently, renewable energy output accounts for a mere 4.3% of the country’s total electricity production. This new plan, however, aims to increase investment in renewable energy initiatives by $3.5 billion in the next 15 years. The Communist Party reported that this is a strong attempt to develop the sector.
Cuba plans to install solar and wind farms and small hydropower stations. In addition to this, plans are being made to create bioelectric plants which function solely off burning marabou wood and sugar cane.