Government of Samoa and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) officially launched a multi-million dollar project (dubbed “IMPRESS” - “Improving the Performance and Reliability of Renewable Energy Power System in Samoa”) to enhance sustainable and cost-effective energy production in the Small Island Developing State. The project is set to support the country's efforts towards achieving 100% renewable energy electricity generation by 2025, while also contributing to improved energy for everyday Samoans.

More information of the launch is provided on the link below:

Suva, Fiji – The manager of the Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (PCREEE), Mr Solomone Fifita, has congratulated CBS Power Solutions (Fiji) Ltd for being Fiji’s Best Large Business Operating Internationally. The award was presented at the 2017 Prime Minister's International Business Awards held at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva on Saturday 21 October 2017.

28th August, 2017 The Government of Tonga, in partnership with the Pacific Community’s Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency and the Australia and New Zealand Solar and Energy Storage Councils, are spearheading an effort to substantially increase the use of renewable energy in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs).


Following five earlier grant aid-funded solar farms, the Kingdom of Tonga finally commissioned its first large scale independent power producer facility on Thursday 19 October 2017 – Matatoa Solar Farm. The 2 megawatt grid-connected solar farm is the first and obviously the largest in the Kingdom to date.

The Nuku’alofa-based Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (PCREEE) has acknowledged and congratulated Tonga for the right path it has taken and the model it is providing for the Pacific Islands.

Suva, Fiji –Twenty private sector energy businesses from around the Pacific region took part in a week long South-South capacity building and knowledge exchange program from 2 to 6 October Suva, Fiji. Participants explored opportunities to expand their business models and heard how the newly established Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (PCREEE) could provide them with on-going support in networking and coordination efforts.