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The positive spin-off of a global pandemic in a Small Island Developing State

About a year ago, Fiji and its neighboring Pacific island countries watched in horror as the coronavirus pandemic began to hit bigger developed countries with crippling effects to their economies.…  

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…  

National Consultation to review Vanuatu's National Energy Map Implementation Plan

Stakeholders involved in the implementation of the country’s National Energy Road Map have met in Port Vila to discuss the way forward for the implementation of the national plan.  

Tuvalu Sustainable National Energy Targets Project

The project aims to facilitate the development and utilisation of feasible renewable energy resources and applications of energy efficienct technologies in Tuvalu.  

Barrier Removal for Achieving the National Energy Road Map Targets for Vanuatu

The project aims to enable the achievement of the energy access, sustainable energy, and green growth targets of Vanuatu, as represented in the country’s National Energy Road Map 2020 and 2030…  

Project to Support the Achievement of National Energy Targets for Tuvalu

The small Pacific Island nation of Tuvalu faces several energy challenges, arising mainly from the lack of indigenous fossil fuel sources and remoteness.  

Lighting a future for women and children in the Solomon Islands

Under a solar light on the back porch of his mother’s canteen, sits 10-year-old Ashley Alevia, doing his homework. It’s eight in the evening and his father Terry, a school teacher, sits next to him…  

Waste-to-Energy Power Generation in Fiji

Palau's Sustainable Economic Development for Renewable Energy Applications project

This project under the Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Operational Program-6 intends to remove the barriers to Palau's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through the widespread use of…  

Action for the Development of Marshall Islands Renewable energies

The Marshall Islands is currently heavily dependent on imported fossil fuels for its energy supply, with petroleum accounting for more than 85% of the country’s commercial energy consumption.  

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