Tag: Vanuatu

Top officials from Vanuatu under investigation for misuse of EU biofuel funding

Top officials from Vanuatu under investigation for misuse of EU biofuel funding

May 14, 2019 |

In Vanuatu, Radio New Zealand reports that a total of 19 senior officials including the former prime minister, two MPs and French energy company UNLCO are all under investigation for misuse of $1.3 million awarded by the European Commission for biofuel project development in Torba, Penama and Malampa provinces. Nearly all of the funds have […]

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Renewables critical for island economies: IRENA Report

Renewables critical for island economies: IRENA Report

July 3, 2015 |

In Brussels, International Renewable Energy Agency released three reports today for Fiji, the Marshall Islands and Vanuatu, concluding that a combination of solar, wind, geothermal, marine, biomass and biofuel could meet domestic energy needs while decreasing electricity costs, increasing energy access, and boosting energy independence. Renewables Readiness Assessments offer a holistic evaluation of conditions for […]

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