Technical Publications

Sustainable energy policy: Report on an advisory Mission to the Pacific Islands

In July 2001, ESCAP advised island governments and PROs, that ESCAP intended to send a mission to the Pacific Region and would entertain requests for specific technical assistance related to sustainable energy development. Requests for assistance were received from six countries, Cook Islands, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu, Tuvalu and Kiribati. The request from Vanuatu was for a technical consultancy on geothermal energy and will be fulfilled separately by a consultant contracted by ESCAP.

Guide on gender mainstreaming: Energy and Climate change Projects

This Guide is part of an organization-wide initiative to mainstream gender into all of UNIDO’s technical cooperation projects and programmes. Karen Cadondon, Eliana Gutiérrez-Amo and Liv Pelt Steensig are the main authors of the document.

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The gold Standard Manual for CDM Projects Developers Version 3; Mai 2006

 This Gold Standard Project Developer’s manual refers to The Gold Standard Project Design Document for CDM Projects (GS-PDD) and to The Gold Standard Project Design Document for SmallScale CDM Projects (GS-SSC-PDD).This manual helps developers to complete the Gold Standard project design documents for both large- and small-scale projects. It provides guidance on the information that needs to be provided for successful validation and registration under the Gold Standard.

Scaling up energy access through cross-sector partnerships

The aim of this report is to provide information and offer new perspectives in addressing the energy access challenge through cross-sector collaboration on rural mini-grids. The goal is to encourage as many actors as possible to try out this framework and to test the potential of these cross-sector partnerships at scale.

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The European Union Energy Initiative for poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development - a partnership initiative

The EU Energy initiative is an attempt to create a focus on better access to sustainable energy services fot the more than two billion 'energy poor' of our planet. Actions will be driven by the needs and priorities of the participating developing countries. 
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Solomon Islands Electricity Authority Annual Report 2012

2012 highlights

• 2011 Accounts cleared by the Auditors with only one minor disclaimer

• Three new Board Members appointed

• Significant progress made on sorting out ‘old’ accounts

• Restructuring of the organisation carried out

• CSO payments received from SIG without any penalties

• Offices refurbished at Lungga

• New SIEA customer offices established in Gizo, Auki, Kirakira and Munda

• LAN extended to Auki, Gizo, Tulagi, Kirakira and Noro • Asset  Review completed

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Sustainable Bioenergy: A Framework for Decision Makers

This paper on sustainable bioenergy was drafted collectively by UN-Energy members, which include all of the United Nations(UN) agencies, programmes, and organizations working in the area of energy, reflecting their insights and expertise. it is intended to contribute to international discussions on the strategies and policies needed to ensure economic, sustainable, and equitable development of bioenergy in the years ahead.

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Pacific Appliance Labelling and Standards Programme (PALS) Final Evaluation Final Report

The Pacific Appliance Labelling and Standards Programme (PALS), with funding and oversight from the Commonwealth of Australia, and regional management from the Pacific Community (SPC), has supported ten PICs since 2012 as they sought to enact legislation and implement Minimum Energy Performance  Standards and Labelling (MEPSL) for their highest energy-consuming appliances.

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2018

The costs for renewable energy technologies reached new lows again last year. Solar and wind power have emerged as the most affordable power source for many locations and markets, with cost reductions set to continue into the next decade.

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Pacific Power Utilities Benchmarking Report 2017 Fiscal Year

This report is a publication of the Pacific Power Association (PPA). The report is based upon the 2017 fiscal reporting year relevant to each utility. Presents the results of the sixth successive annual assessment of Pacific electricity utility performance since 2011. Report prepared by PPA with technical support from the World Bank.

The 2017 exercise involves data from 22 power utilities compared to 17 for the 2016 Fiscal Year.

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