Fiji is identified by the Geothermal Energy Association as one of 39 countries that could meet their electricity demand solely by tapping the renewable energy from underground heat.
Reliable solar-powered refrigerators are creating economic opportunities for remote, rural towns.
The Pacific Islands are perhaps best known for their beautiful beaches, azure waters and rich sea life, but they are rich in something else as well: renewable energy.
A webinar that presented key findings from the IRENA’s report 'Transforming small island power systems' and sharing main takeaways from several grid assessment studies conducted in the recent past for the islands in Cook Islands, Vanuatu and Fiji
While SIDS contribute only to a very small percentage of global emissions, they are taking decisive steps to scale up renewable energy and fulfil their own international climate pledges.
The capacity building event contributed to the improvement of PPAs (Power Purchase Agreements) in the region and enhanced the capability of local utilities and regulators to design bankable contracts, with the final goal of contributing to effective commitment of private capital to the deployment of renewable energy projects in SIDS of the Pacific.
The workshop helped countries in the Pacific collect, validate and analyse renewable energy statistics, following international best practices and the internationally agreed definitions and methodologies used for energy statistics.
Governments of Fiji, Germany and United Arab Emirates together with IRENA and Deutsche Post DHL Group, host ‘COP23 Renewable Energy Day’ to accelerate energy transition.