The American Samoa Power Authority is close to getting started on a new photovoltaic project on Tutuila which will produce 20 megawatts of electricity.

Also in the works is a 35 megawatt wind turbine project at Aasu.

The Authority’s chief operations officer, Lavatai Reno Vivao, said even though their leader, Utu Abe Malae has dies, they are making every effort to continue the projects.


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MANILA, PHILIPPINES 22 October 2018 — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has secured $108 million in funding from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for its climate change projects, shoring up efforts to increase its climate financing for the Asia and Pacific region.

The new funding—comprising $71 million in grants and $37 million in concessional loans—was approved during the 21st meeting of the GCF board on 17-20 October in Manama, Bahrain, and will provide cofinancing support to three ADB-financed projects in Kiribati, Pakistan, and Tonga.

South Tarawa, Oct 10 – Experienced local business owners and people interested in starting businesses took part in Kiribati Greenpreneurs Week – an event aimed at cultivating development of local businesses and supporting them in addressing environmental or social issues as a core part of their business model. The week consisted of two separate one-and-a-half workshops and was jointly organized by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Pacific Community’s Pacific Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SPC PCREEE).

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On 3rd Octobter 2018 a high-level conference on “Regional Cooperation to Accelerate Sustainable Energy Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries” has concluded with a strong international commitment of support to the Global Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centres (GN-SEC).


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