The objective of the Electricity and Renewable Energy Division is to oversee creation of an enabling environment for provision of secure, reliable, affordable, safe, efficient, cost - effective and environment friendly modern energy services to all.

The main Functions are:

(i)To develop policies, plans and programs related to electricity, renewable energy and efficient use of energy to ensure efficient, cost effective, reliable and quality services in an environmentally friendly manner;

(ii)To promote efficiency and sustainable use of energy resources;

(iii)To identify the country's energy potential and create enabling environment to attract investment in the development, provision and utilization of energy resources;

(iv)To create enabling environment to attract private sector participation and enhance efficiency in electricity supply;

(v)To create conducive environment for importation and exportation of electricity;

(vi)To conduct inquiries to accidents or disasters and provide recommendations; and

(vii)To plan, promote, coordinate and monitor rural modern energy access programs for stimulation of economic growth and development in the rural areas.