The REP-5 programme “Support to the Energy Sector in 5 Pacific Island States” is a regional initiative being implemented by the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) supported with funding from the 9thEuropean Development Fund (EDF9). The REP-5 programme focuses on renewable energy and demand-side energy efficiency activities. There are five countries participating in the REP-5programme. These are the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Nauru, Niue, Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI). Within the FSM, all four States of Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei andKosrae are participating in the programme. The REP-5 programme began in January 2006 and was originally scheduled to finish on the 31stDecember 2009. However, following a successful application to the European Commission (EC) for extension of the implementation period, the REP-5 programme is now scheduled to end on 31st December 2010.
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