Energy Technology

Kiribati Country Report

This report was prepared by ESCAP consisting of Rikke Munk Hansen and Herbert Wade. The mission was to visit Tarawa, Kiribati to assist in developing detailed terms of reference for a prefeasibility study on solar/diesel hybrid power development for Islands Council Office areas on rural islands.  

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Biofuel Energy from Coconut in the Pacific Islands - The Lory Coperative Pilot Project

This report was written as a thesis for the environmental Sociology Group of the Department of Social Science at Wageningen Agricultural University. It is a product of a fieldwork period in Port Olry (Vanuatu) and project preparation at SPC Noumea. 

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Pacific Regional Energy Assesment (PREA) 1992: Volume 11. Tuvalu Issues and Options in the Energy Sector

PREA 1992 Report on the Tuvalu issues and options in the energy sector. Published by the World Bank in cooperation with the UNDP/ESCAP Pacific Energy Development Programme and the Asian Development Bank.

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Samoa Biofuel Study Report

Biofuel study report 2009 for Samoa by UNFAO.

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Enhancing Effective Regulation of Water and Energy Infrastructure and Utility Services: Interim Pacific Report

This report was prepared by Castalia Advisory to the Asian Development Bank. The provision of water and energy infrastructure and services in the Pacific is poor when compared with other small island states. Many people, especially the rural poor, lack access to adequate water and energy services, and many water and energy utilities provide ineffective and inefficient service.

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Participant Manual - Pacific Renewable Energy and Microfinance (PREM)

This report was prepared by the Foundation for the Development Cooperation for the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. Scientifically, energy is defined as the ability for something to “work” now or in the future. This abstract definition has little meaning for nonscientists, so for simplicity it is more common to think of energy in terms of the services it provides.

Pacific Infrastructure Performance Indicators

This report was written by John Austin, Jan Willem Overbreek, John Larcombe, Maria Corazon Alejandrino Yap and Veronica Piatkov.

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Pacific Regional Energy Assessment (PREA) 1992 - Volume 1 Overview

This report was prepared by the World Bank and in cooperation with The UNDP and ESCAP. The Pacific Regional Energy Assessment (PREA) reviews issues and options associated with energy development in the Pacific island countries. The Overview Report presents the findings and recommendations of regionwide interest emerging from an assessment of the energy sector in 12 PICs.

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Review of the PREFACE Project

The review team consisted of Herbert Wade (rural electrification), Yves Lambert (renewable energy) and Marion Ferguson (community and social development). The PREFACE programme is an $3.45 million joint effort of Australia and France with the goal of advancing social and economic development through the use of sustainable renewable energy technologies in the Pacific region. The stated purpose of the project is to increase the utilization of sustainable renewable energy technologies, in particular solar photovoltaics and wind energy technologies, in island and rural communities.

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Achieving Universal Access to Modern Energy in East Asia and the Pacific - One Goal, Two Paths

This flagship report was undertaken by the Infrastructure of the Department for Sustainable Development in the East Asia and Pacific Region of the World Bank under the guidance of John Roome, Sector director, Vijay Jagannathan, Sector Manager.  Some EAP countries have practically achieved universal electricity access. Others that lag behind recognize electrifi cation as a major governmental priority.

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