12 Oct '17, 5pm

ADB, #Vanuatu commit $15.1M for renewable energy generation projects in Malekula, Espiritu islands

ADB, #Vanuatu commit $15.1M for renewable energy generation projects in Malekula, Espiritu islands

James Lynch, Deputy Director General of ADB’s Pacific Department, and Jean Pierre Nirua, Acting Minister of Finance and Economic Management, signed the agreements at a ceremony in Port Vila. The project will be financed from the ADB-supported Pacific Renewable Energy Investment Facility approved in June. “The project will deliver an increased supply of clean, renewable electricity to households in Malekula and Espiritu Santo,” said Lynch. “This will have a positive effect on livelihoods of rural households and will also decrease long-term reliance on diesel fuel.” The plan includes construction of a hydropower plant at Brenwe which is expected to provide more than 90% of the total generated energy for the Malekula grid through 2040. The electricity grid will be extended to an additional 1,050 households in the two target islands. Newly connected households will be trained ...

Full article: https://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/small_hydro/adb-v...

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