Renewables

Nauru Energy sector overview

The aim of this report is to provide a stock take of the situations in the energy sector of Nauru and therefore inform a baseline which can be used in the development of the Nauru Energy Road Map (NERM). As such, this report containst: 

  • General country context (geography, economy, population, etc.);  
  • Energy sector landscape covering supply and demand and institutional arrangements;  
  • Experience, potential and challenges in the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency; and, 
  • Data needs for the energy road map and beyond. 
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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.

Tonga Joint National Action Plan on Climate change Adaptation and Disaster risk Management 2010 - 2015

Tonga like the other fifty one Small Island Developing States is highly susceptible to the impacts of climate change and disaster risks. Its susceptibility is principally due to its geographical, geological and socio-economic characteristics. Climate change and natural disasters pose serious adverse impacts on the environment, the people of Tonga and their livelihoods. Scientific findings revealed that these impacts will be exacerbated by future climate change.

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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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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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REVIEW OF THE FRAMEWORK FOR ACTION ON ENERGY SECURITY IN THE PACIFIC (FAESP) 2010–2020

This review report was prepared by an external consultant, Peter Johnston, with the support of the Pacifc Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) and the Pacifc Community (SPC). 

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