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Zoom - Three countries work together to reduce fossil fuel use
Martin Chang looks inside the Nanpil Hydro Plant in Pohnpei, part of an SPC-implemented project involving Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands and Palau Setting up an initiative to improve access to electricity and reduce the use of fossil…
Zoom - Tokelau leads world in renewable energy
Tokelau is the first country in the world to produce all its electricity needs from renewable energy. This small Pacific nation with three atolls and 1160 people has switched off its noisy, polluting diesel generators and is now totally powered by the…
Zoom - Lighting villages along the Kokoda Track
Two villages along the Kokoda Track in Oro Province, Papua New Guinea (PNG), now have electricity at the flick of a switch, thanks to their partnership with the Kokoda Foundation, the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Australian Government. The villages,…
Solar initiative contributes to Cyclone Winston recovery
The Pacific Community (SPC) and the European Union (EU) have commissioned the installation of 400 solar photovoltaic home systems to help affected communities in Fiji recover from tropical cyclone Winston.
Regional energy regulators address challenges
Independent and transparent energy regulation plays a critical role in creating an enabling environment for the transition to a greener energy economy, especially in light of the ambitious renewable energy and energy efficiency targets of Pacific Island…
Pacific Community study finds wave energy feasible in the region
On the eve of World Oceans Day, the Pacific Community (SPC) has released a study confirming that wave energy could be a cost-effective energy resource for Pacific Island countries and territories.
Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
Republic of Palau signs Energy Act into law
Palau has become the second Pacific Island country in over two decades to sign a National Energy Act into law which facilitates the establishment of an Energy Administr
Pacific Energy Advisory Group identifies emerging challenges and opportunities
The need to establish a Pacific Islands Energy Regulators Network to foster cooperation and share experiences in assessing and approving
Pacific family applauds launch of Niue energy roadmap
A 10-year roadmap to improve all forms of energy security and access on the Pacific island of Niue has been launched in Alofi today during a governing body meeting for Pacific Community (SPC) official