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New solar system in Tobi to benefit teachers and students

The installation of the third off-grid 5kw solar system at the Tobi Elementary School has brought joy and happiness to the children, teachers and the entire population. The solar system will provide…  


5kw solar system in two remote schools in Sonsorol and Pulo Anna

The installation of the first off grid 5kw solar system in two elementary schools in the remote south western islands of Sonsorol and Pulo Anna will benefit children, teachers and the entire…  


Micronesia Public Sector Buildings Energy Efficiency Project Inception Workshop

The Micronesia Public Sector Buildings Energy Efficiency (MPSBEE) Project, as you are aware, is a three (3) year climate change mitigation project. It is funded by the Global Environment Facility…  


Kiribati Government promotes indigenous renewable energy for power and non-power applications

The POIDIER project, funded by the Global Environment Fund (GEF) aims to enable enhanced outer island development through the achievement of the renewable energy and energy efficiency targets of…  


Promoting outer island development through the Integrated Energy Roadmap

UNDP is pleased to continue its support to energy activities to improve livelihoods and achieve sustainable development objectives at the local, national and global levels. As you may be aware, our…  


Project to support the achievement of Nauru's National Energy Road Map Targets

Nauru, like most Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Pacific region, has scarce local energy resources limited to solar energy and biomass and imports most of the energy consumed from abroad.…  


Vanuatu launches country’s first-ever community-run solar power station

On the remote island of Malekula, the second-largest island in Vanuatu, a new solar micro-grid is changing the lives of over 2,800 people -- boosting local development while contributing to Vanuatu’s…  


Renewable energy for rural electrification project launched

The Solomon Islands Government through the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification, Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology and United Nations…  


Frugal innovation: An opportunity to democratise electricity

The off-grid island of Lelepa in the Republic of Vanuatu, located in the South Pacific Ocean, has just started trialing a modular energy solution called ‘Power Blox’. Power cubes with a modular…  


Solar Home Standalone System for Funaota

Nearly all households in Tuvalu including in the outer islands have access to electricity. However, this is not the case on Funaota islet that is part of Nukufetau atoll. The lack of electricity…  

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