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Islands Aim to Phase out Fossil Fuels and Build Climate Resilience

From the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean to the farthest reaches of the Indian and Pacific oceans, island communities face common and increasingly daunting energy challenges. On top of their vulnerability to climate change, Small Island Developing States (SIDS) tend to have limited primary energy resources, leaving them dependent on imported fossil fuels. This means … Continue reading Islands Aim to Phase out Fossil Fuels and Build Climate Resilience

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Micro grid solar energy plants in Fiji

Foreign Minister Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Wednesday inaugurated a solar photovoltaic micro grid project that brings clean energy to some of Fiji’s outer islands. The solar plants, constructed by Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar, have combined total capacity of 555 kilowatts (kW) and will provide more than 40 per cent of … Continue reading Micro grid solar energy plants in Fiji

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Masdar starts work on Pacific Island (Kiribati, Fiji, Tuvalu,Vanuatu) solar energy plants

Masdar has begun construction of four new solar power projects in the Pacific island countries of Kiribati, Fiji, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.   The solar projects will collectively deliver 1.8 megawatts (MW) of power and contribute to fuel savings worth $2mn per year. Completion of the projects, financed under the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development’s $50mn … Continue reading Masdar starts work on Pacific Island (Kiribati, Fiji, Tuvalu,Vanuatu) solar energy plants

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